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

25

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Scholarly Papers (25)

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Was the Democratic Nomination Rigged? A Reexamination of the Clinton-Sanders Presidential Race

29 University of Florida Journal of Law & Public Policy 309 (2019)
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 19 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2019
Anthony J. Gaughan
Drake University - Law School
Downloads 1,006 (34,432)

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election law, voter fraud, party nominations, election integrity, superdelegates, rigged system, 2016 election, open primaries, closed primaries, caucuses

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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 441 (100,350)
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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

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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 204 (224,832)
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Election Law, Campaign Finance Law, Federal Election Commission, Donald Trump, 2016 Election, Russian Hacking, Transparency

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James Madison, Citizens United, and the Constitutional Problem of Corruption

69 American University Law Review 101 (2020)
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 06 May 2020
Anthony J. Gaughan
Drake University - Law School
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Constitutional Law, Citizens United, Election Law, Campaign Finance, Legal History, Freedom of Speech, Freedom of the Press, wartime repression, James Madison, framers of the constitution, Constitutional history, political parties, campaign tactics, fundraising, political history, Thomas Jefferson

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

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The Dynamics of Democratic Breakdown: A Case Study of the American Civil War

British Journal of American Legal Studies, Vol. 11 (Forthcoming, 2022)
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 30 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2022
Anthony J. Gaughan
Drake University - Law School
Downloads 171 (262,572)

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election law, constitutional law, democratic breakdown, 2020 election, constitutional and legal history, american civil war, political polarization, political extremism, secession, political violence, democracy, constitutional breakdown

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The Small Margins Problem: How Abolishing the Electoral College Could Create a Future Election Crisis

Idaho Law Review, Vol. 56, 2020
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 06 May 2020
Anthony J. Gaughan
Drake University - Law School
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Electoral College, nationwide popular vote, National Popular Vote Interstate Compact, Florida election controversy, Elections Clause

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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 157 (282,223)

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

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

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The Influence of Partisanship on Supreme Court Election Law Rulings

Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics and Public Policy, Vol. 36, 2022
Number of pages: 148 Posted: 27 May 2022
Anthony J. Gaughan
Drake University - Law School
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election law, supreme court, polarization, jurisprudence, public confidence, constitution, partisanship

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

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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
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Terrorism, national security law, legal history, constitutional law

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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
Downloads 67 (499,755)

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Legal history, World War II, Aerial bombing, Collateral damage, Laws of War, The Hague

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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
Downloads 64 (511,705)

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Watergate

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Putin's Revenge: The Foreign Threat to American Campaign Finance Law

62 Howard Law Journal 855 (2019)
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 25 Nov 2019
Anthony J. Gaughan
Drake University - Law School
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election law, foreign election interference, constitutional law, campaign finance, foreign contributions

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The Influence of Technology on Presidential Primary Campaigns

Forthcoming in The Best Candidate: Presidential Nomination in Polarized Times (E. Mazo ed.)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 30 Aug 2019
Anthony J. Gaughan
Drake University - Law School
Downloads 62 (519,957)

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Campaign Finance, Election Law, Presidential Campaigns, Election Costs

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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

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

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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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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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Chester Arthur's Ghost: A Cautionary Tale of Campaign Finance Reform

71 Mercer Law Review 779 (Spring 2020)
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 02 Apr 2020
Anthony J. Gaughan
Drake University - Law School
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election law, campaign finance, corruption, politics

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Voting in Colonial and Revolutionary America

Oxford Handbook of American Election Law (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 30 Dec 2022
Anthony J. Gaughan
Drake University - Law School
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election law, legal history, Colonial America, Revolutionary America, suffrage, freehold, voting rights, disenfranchisement, process of voting, voting systems

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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 30 (690,129)
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election law, campaign contributions, federal jurisdiction, criminal law, honest services fraud

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Notice, Due Process, and Voter Registration Purges

Cleveland State Law Review, Vol. 67, No. 4, 2019
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 10 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2019
Anthony J. Gaughan
Drake University - Law School
Downloads 28 (704,537)

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election law, voter rights, due process clause, constitutional law

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Redistricting in the Political Thicket: The Ghosts of Colegrove v. Green

Kentucky Law Journal, Vol. 111, 2023
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 03 Jan 2023
Anthony J. Gaughan
Drake University - Law School
Downloads 15 (812,182)

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election law, Constitution, redistricting, gerrymandering, apportionment, malapportionment, Supreme Court, political question, justiciability, jurisprudence, Felix Frankfurter, Hugo Black