Richard Briffault

Columbia Law School

Joseph P. Chamberlain Professor of Legislation

435 West 116th Street

New York, NY 10025

United States

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Scholarly Papers (22)

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Super PACS

Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. WP 12-298
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 16 Apr 2012
Richard Briffault
Columbia Law School
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Localism and Regionalism

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 28 Jan 2000
Richard Briffault
Columbia Law School
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The Political Parties and Campaign Finance Reform

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 10 May 2000
Richard Briffault
Columbia Law School
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Home Rule and Local Political Innovation

Journal of Law and Politics, 2006, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 06-107, Princeton Law and Public Affairs Working Paper No. 06-012
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 03 Apr 2006
Richard Briffault
Columbia Law School
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Adding Adequacy to Equity: The Evolving Legal Theory of School Finance Reform

Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 06-111, Princeton Law and Public Affairs Working Paper No. 06-013
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 05 Jun 2006
Richard Briffault
Columbia Law School
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Updating Disclosure for the New Era of Independent Spending

Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. WP 12-297
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 16 Apr 2012
Richard Briffault
Columbia Law School
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Updating Disclosure for the New Era of Independent Spending

Journal of Law and Politics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 02 Apr 2012
Richard Briffault
Columbia Law School
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The Challenge of the New Preemption

Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-580
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 08 Feb 2018
Richard Briffault
Columbia Law School
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preemption, local government, government, constitutional law

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The Anxiety of Influence: The Evolving Regulation of Lobbying

Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-367
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 26 Jan 2014
Richard Briffault
Columbia Law School
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lobbying, lobbyist, trade, constitutional rights, regulation, lobbying regulation, campaign finance, grassroots

Defining the Constitutional Question in Partisan Gerrymandering

Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 06-101
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 02 Mar 2006
Richard Briffault
Columbia Law School
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Defining the Constitutional Question in Partisan Gerrymandering

Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol. 14, p. 397, 2005, Princeton Law and Public Affairs Working Paper No. 06-007, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 06-101
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 09 Nov 2006
Richard Briffault
Columbia Law School
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gerrymandering

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The 527 Problem . . . And the Buckley Problem

George Washington Law Review, Vol. 73, p. 949, 2005, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 05-96
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 11 Nov 2005
Richard Briffault
Columbia Law School
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Principles of Home Rule for the Twenty-First Century

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2020-16, National League of Cities. February 12, 2020., Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3539617
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 19 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2022
Columbia Law School, Fordham University School of Law, Willamette University College of Law, Northern Illinois University - College of Law, University of Illinois College of Law, Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, University of Virginia School of Law and University of North Carolina School of Law
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state and local government law, state constitutional law, local government law, cities, urban law, home rule, preemption

12.

Of Constituents and Contributors

University of Chicago Legal Forum, Forthcoming, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-435
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 23 Jan 2015
Richard Briffault
Columbia Law School
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McCutcheon, FEC, contributors, constituents, contributions

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The Uncertain Future of the Corporate Contribution Ban

Valparaiso University Law Review, Forthcoming, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-405
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 06 Aug 2014
Richard Briffault
Columbia Law School
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corporate money, Corporate Contribution Ban, finance law, Tillman Act, corporations, corporate contributions, contribution limits, contribution restrictions, shareholder protection, finance

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The Single-Subject Rule: A State Constitutional Dilemma

Albany Law Review, Vol. 82, No. 1629, 2019, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-644
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 07 Dec 2019
Richard Briffault
Columbia Law School
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constitutional law, state constitutions, single-subject rule

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Article IX: The Promise and Limits of Home Rule

Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-436
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 23 Jan 2015
Richard Briffault
Columbia Law School
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Article IX, Constitution, New York, local power, local government, local self-government

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The Supreme Court, Judicial Elections, and Dark Money

DePaul Law Review, Forthcoming, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-579
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 08 Feb 2018
Richard Briffault
Columbia Law School
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Supreme Court, Judicial Elections, Dark Money, Constitutional Law

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Election Law Localism and Democracy

North Carolina Law Review, Forthcoming, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-703
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 06 Apr 2022
Richard Briffault
Columbia Law School
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Judicial Campaign Codes after Republican Party of Minnesota V. White

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 27 Oct 2004
Richard Briffault
Columbia Law School
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Constitutional Law and the Presidential Nomination Process

Forthcoming, The Best Candidate: Presidential Nomination in Polarized Times (Eugene D. Mazo and Michael R. Dimino, eds., Cambridge Univ. Press 2020). , Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-646
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Dec 2019
Richard Briffault
Columbia Law School
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constitutional law, government, congress

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Preemption: The Continuing Challenge

Journal of Land Use & Environmental Law, Forthcoming, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-702
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 06 Apr 2022
Richard Briffault
Columbia Law School
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Elected-Official-Affiliated Nonprofits: Closing the Public Integrity Gap

Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-692, Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics and Public Policy, Vol. 35, No. 2, 2021
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 11 May 2021
Richard Briffault
Columbia Law School
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nonprofits, public integrity law, public integrity, constitutional law, public integrity gap

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A Better Financing System? The Death - And Possible Rebirth - Of the Presidential Nomination Public Financing Program

Forthcoming, The Best Candidate: Presidential Nomination in Polarized Times (Eugene D. Mazo and Michael R. Dimino, eds., Cambridge Univ. Press 2020). , Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-645
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 07 Dec 2019
Richard Briffault
Columbia Law School
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public funding, public financing program, financial law