Anthony J. Gaughan

Drake University - Law School

Professor of Law

27th & Carpenter Sts.

Des Moines, IA 50311

United States

http://www.drake.edu/law/facstaff/directory/anthony-gaughan/

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

14

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Ideas:
“  This fall I plan to complete my book, "Trump's Wager: The 2016 Election and the Crisis of American Democracy." By the spring of 2019 I plan to complete my other book, which is titled, "The Chaos of Battle: D-Day, Collateral Damage, and the Laws of War."  ”

Scholarly Papers (14)

1.

Illiberal Democracy: The Toxic Mix of Fake News, Hyperpolarization, and Partisan Election Administration

12 Duke Journal of Constitutional Law & Public Policy 57 (2017)
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 05 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 12 May 2017
Anthony J. Gaughan
Drake University - Law School
Downloads 279 (100,459)

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Election Law, Fake News, Polarization, Voting Rights, Democratic Norms, Disenfranchisement, Voter Identification, United States Constitution, Partisan Election Administration, Donald Trump, 2016 Election

2.

The Futility of Contribution Limits in the Age of Super PACs

Drake Law Review, Vol. 60, No. 3, 2012
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 13 Dec 2012
Anthony J. Gaughan
Drake University - Law School
Downloads 134 (198,097)

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election law, campaign finance, Citizens United, contribution limits, Super PACs

3.

Trump, Twitter, and the Russians: The Growing Obsolescence of Federal Campaign Finance Law

University of Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal, Vol. 27, No. 1, 2017
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 14 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2017
Anthony J. Gaughan
Drake University - Law School
Downloads 126 (207,961)

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Election Law, Campaign Finance Law, Federal Election Commission, Donald Trump, 2016 Election, Russian Hacking, Transparency

4.

The Forty-Year War on Money in Politics: Watergate, FECA, and the Future of Campaign Finance Reform

77 Ohio State Law Journal 791 (2016)
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 21 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2017
Anthony J. Gaughan
Drake University - Law School
Downloads 111 (228,509)

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Election law, campaign finance, Federal Election Campaign Act, Watergate, legal history

5.

The Arlington Cemetery Case: A Court and a Nation Divided

37 The Journal of Supreme Court History 1 (March 2012)
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 14 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2012
Anthony J. Gaughan
Drake University - Law School
Downloads 103 (240,803)

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legal history, Civil War, sovereign immunity, Supreme Court, takings clause

6.

Ramshackle Federalism: America's Archaic and Dysfunctional Presidential Election System

85 Fordham Law Review 1021 (2016)
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2017
Anthony J. Gaughan
Drake University - Law School
Downloads 66 (315,362)

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Election Law, Federalism, Presidential Elections, Election Administration, Campaign Finance, Electoral College

7.

A Delicate Balance: Liberty and Security in the Age of Terrorism (Foreword)

63 Drake Law Review 1015 (2015)
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 23 Feb 2017
Anthony J. Gaughan
Drake University - Law School
Downloads 38 (401,714)

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Terrorism, national security law, legal history, constitutional law

8.

Watergate, Judge Sirica, and the Rule of Law

McGeorge Law Review, Vol. 42, No. 3, 2011
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 19 Jul 2015
Anthony J. Gaughan
Drake University - Law School
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Watergate

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The Case for Limiting Federal Criminal Jurisdiction over State and Local Campaign Contributions

Arkansas Law Review, Vol. 65, No. 3, October 2012
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 13 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2017
Anthony J. Gaughan
Drake University - Law School
Downloads 20 (485,787)

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election law, campaign contributions, federal jurisdiction, criminal law, honest services fraud

10.

Has the South Changed? Shelby County and the Expansion of the Voter ID Battlefield

19 Texas Journal on Civil Liberties and Civil Rights 109 (2013)
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 23 Feb 2017
Anthony J. Gaughan
Drake University - Law School
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In Defense of McCutcheon v Federal Election Commission

24 Kansas Journal of Law & Pubic Policy 221 (2015)
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 22 Feb 2017
Anthony J. Gaughan
Drake University - Law School
Downloads 17 (502,054)

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Campaign finance, election law, Federal Election Commission, contribution limits

12.

D-Day, Collateral Damage, and the 1923 Hague Draft Rules of Aerial Warfare

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 14 Jun 2018
Anthony J. Gaughan
Drake University - Law School
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Legal history, World War II, Aerial bombing, Collateral damage, Laws of War, The Hague

13.

To End Gerrymandering: The Canadian Model for Reforming the Congressional Redistricting Process in the United States

Capital University Law Review, Vol. 41, 2013
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 20 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2017
Anthony J. Gaughan
Drake University - Law School
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14.

Common Sense and Compassion: A Judicial Biography of Ronald Longstaff

66 Drake Law Review 585 (2018)
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 17 Aug 2018
Anthony J. Gaughan
Drake University - Law School
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jurisprudence, legal history, judicial biography, disability, cerebral palsy, education, social security, movement disorders