Spencer Overton

George Washington University - Law School

2000 H Street, N.W.

Washington, DC 20052

United States

http://www.law.gwu.edu/facweb/soverton/

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (13)

1.

The Donor Class: Campaign Finance, Democracy, and Participation

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 04 Aug 2004
Spencer Overton
George Washington University - Law School
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Campaign finance, reform, class, class-blind, class-sensitive, contribution, donor, Buckley, property, wealth, participation, democracy, McConnell, Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act, BCRA, Presidential Funding Act, McCain-Feingold, self-government, tax credit, matching fund, voucher, public financing

2.

State Power to Regulate Social Media Companies to Prevent Voter Suppression

GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2020-23, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2020-23, 53 U.C. Davis L. Rev. 1793 (2020)
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 23 Apr 2020
Spencer Overton
George Washington University - Law School
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voter suppression, deceptive practices, discrimination, election interference, Internet Research Agency, Section 230, Communications Decency Act, CDA, Communications Act of 1934, ad targeting, ad delivery, microtargeting, Good Samaritan, immunity, interactive computer service, information content p

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Voter Identification

Michigan Law Review, 2006, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 210, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 210
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 13 Jun 2006
Spencer Overton
George Washington University - Law School
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elections, voter identification, empirical studies

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Restraint and Responsibility: Judicial Review of Campaign Reform

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 19 May 2004
Spencer Overton
George Washington University - Law School
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Campaign reform, campaign finance, First Amendment, speech, deference, narrow tailoring, overbreadth, manageable, manageability, political thicket, justiciable, McConnell v. FEC, 527, BCRA, Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act, FECA, Federal Election Campaign Act, soft money, issue ads

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Rules, Standards and Bush V. Gore: Form and the Law of Democracy

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 Apr 2002
Spencer Overton
George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 145 (277,834)
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The Participation Interest

100 Georgetown Law Journal 1259-1310 (2012), GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-119, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2012-119
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 13 Nov 2012
Spencer Overton
George Washington University - Law School
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Voting Rights Disclosure

127 Harvard Law Review Forum 19 (2013) , GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-141, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2013-141
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 11 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2014
Spencer Overton
George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 128 (305,774)

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Voting Rights Act, preclearance, Section 5, Fifteenth Amendment, Shelby County, Elections Clause, disclosure, discrimination, post-racial, aracial, race-neutral

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But Some are More Equal: Race, Exclusion, and Campaign Finance

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 29 Apr 2002
Spencer Overton
George Washington University - Law School
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constitutional law, first amendment, speech, equality, property, critical race theory, discrimination, wealth, distribution, allocation, media, campaign finance, buckley, economic, political, liberty, liberties, value, reparations, affirmative action, voting, rights, Bipartisan

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Racial Disparities and the Political Function of Property

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 19 Apr 2002
Spencer Overton
George Washington University - Law School
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property, critical race theory, discrimination, wealth, distribution, allocation, media, campaign finance, buckley, economic, political, liberty, liberties, value, reparations, affirmative action

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Matching Political Contributions

96 Minnesota Law Review 1694 (2012), GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-118, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2012-118
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 13 Nov 2012
Spencer Overton
George Washington University - Law School
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A Place at the Table: Bush V. Gore Through the Lens of Race

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 19 Apr 2002
Spencer Overton
George Washington University - Law School
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Bush, Gore, race, undervote, overvote, vote, voting, poll tax, literacy test, merit, inclusion, inclusionary, merit-based, affirmative action, discrimination, racism, African American, black, white, ballot, colorblind, democratic theory, democracy, participation, politics, exclusion, Bush, Gore, clear intent, constitutive, expressive

12.

Political Law

81 George Washington Law Review 1783 (2013), GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-138, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2013-138
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 19 Dec 2013
Spencer Overton
George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 91 (385,121)

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election law, political law, redistricting, campaign finance, voting rights, judicial, nonjudicial, law of democracy

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Judicial Modesty and the Lessons of Mcconnell V. Fec

Posted: 09 Feb 2004
Spencer Overton
George Washington University - Law School

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campaign finance, Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act, judicial review