Derek T. Muller

University of Iowa - College of Law

Melrose and Byington

Iowa City, IA 52242

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

27

DOWNLOADS
Rank 10,446

SSRN RANKINGS

Top 10,446

in Total Papers Downloads

5,753

SSRN CITATIONS

2

CROSSREF CITATIONS

5

Scholarly Papers (27)

1.

Federal Judicial Clerkship Report of Recent Law School Graduates, 2020 Edition

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 29 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2020
Derek T. Muller
University of Iowa - College of Law
Downloads 1,943 (10,165)

Abstract:

Loading...

legal education, law schools, employment reports, employment statistics, federal clerkships, federal clerks, judges, judicial vacancies

2.

Invisible Federalism and the Electoral College

Arizona State Law Journal, Vol. 44, p. 1237, 2012, Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012/20
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 02 May 2012 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2014
Derek T. Muller
University of Iowa - College of Law
Downloads 668 (48,940)

Abstract:

Loading...

elections, election law, electoral college, federalism, presidential elections, one person one vote, voter eligibility, felon voting, disenfranchisement, constitutional law

3.

The High Cost of Lowering the Bar

32 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 307 (2019)
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 01 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2019
Robert Anderson and Derek T. Muller
Pepperdine University - Rick J. Caruso School of Law and University of Iowa - College of Law
Downloads 614 (54,649)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

Bar Exam, California, State Bar, Occupational Licensing, Attorney Discipline, Legal Education, Data

4.

The Compact Clause and the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact

Election Law Journal, Vol. 6, p. 372, 2007
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 05 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2012
Derek T. Muller
University of Iowa - College of Law
Downloads 442 (81,927)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

national, popular, electoral, vote, college, interstate, compact, federal, election, president, law

5.

The Electoral College and the Federal Popular Vote

15 Harvard Law & Policy Review 129 (2020), U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2021-19, Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2020/7
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 25 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2021
Derek T. Muller
University of Iowa - College of Law
Downloads 228 (166,944)

Abstract:

Loading...

electoral college, national popular vote, npv, national popular vote compact, presidential elections, federal elections, bush v. gore, congressional elections, elections clause, constitutional law, election law, voting rights

6.

Scrutinizing Federal Electoral Qualifications

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 90, p. 559, 2015 , Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014/16
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 01 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2016
Derek T. Muller
University of Iowa - College of Law
Downloads 216 (175,789)

Abstract:

Loading...

federalism, elections, election law, qualifications, ballot access, electoral college, voting rights, voters, Congress, Electoral Count Act, term limits, natural born citizen

7.

Perpetuating 'One Person, One Vote' Errors

39 Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy 371 (2016), Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper 2015/16
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2016
Derek T. Muller
University of Iowa - College of Law
Downloads 182 (205,438)

Abstract:

Loading...

redistricting, one person one vote, federalism, legislatures, Evenwel, population, citizens, voting, elections

8.

Weaponizing the Ballot

48 Florida State University Law Review 61 (2021)
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 10 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2021
Derek T. Muller
University of Iowa - College of Law
Downloads 162 (226,907)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

election law, voting rights, ballot access, tax disclosures, presidential elections, presidential primaries, elections clause, presidential electors clause

9.

'Natural Born' Disputes in the 2016 Presidential Election

85 Fordham Law Review 1097 (2016), Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016/24
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 25 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2020
Derek T. Muller
University of Iowa - College of Law
Downloads 125 (278,874)

Abstract:

Loading...

Election Law, President, Presidential Election, Natural Born Citizen, Qualifications, Ballots, Ted Cruz

10.

Legislative Delegations and the Elections Clause

43 Florida State University Law Review 717 (2016), Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015/17
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 26 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2018
Derek T. Muller
University of Iowa - College of Law
Downloads 119 (289,144)

Abstract:

Loading...

Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission, Elections Clause, Arizona state legislature, redistricting, legislative disputes, Seventeenth Amendment, Senate election, independent state legislature doctrine

11.

The Play in the Joints of the Election Clauses

13 Election L.J. 310 (2014), Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014/17
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 22 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 29 May 2014
Derek T. Muller
University of Iowa - College of Law
Downloads 119 (289,144)

Abstract:

Loading...

election law, federalism, Shelby County, Inter Tribal, voting, voting rights, voter identification, citizenship, voter qualifications

12.

The Democracy Ratchet

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 94, 2019, Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018/18
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 29 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2019
Derek T. Muller
University of Iowa - College of Law
Downloads 114 (297,920)

Abstract:

Loading...

election law, voting rights, voting rights act, federalism, federal courts, constitutional law, voter identification, voter registration, judicial review

13.

Judicial Review of Congressional Power Before and After Shelby County v. Holder

8 Charleston Law Review 287 (2013)
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 01 Apr 2014
Derek T. Muller
University of Iowa - College of Law
Downloads 111 (303,578)

Abstract:

Loading...

federalism, elections, Voting Rights Act, election law, constitutional law, Reconstruction Amendments

14.

Ballot Speech

58 Arizona Law Review 693 (2016), Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper 2016/14
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 14 May 2016 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2016
Derek T. Muller
University of Iowa - College of Law
Downloads 101 (323,681)

Abstract:

Loading...

election law, speech, First Amendment, ballot box, public forum, candidates, voters, parties, political parties, ballot speech, election administration, Burdick

15.

More Thoughts on the Compact Clause and the National Popular Vote: A Response to Professor Hendricks

Election Law Journal, Vol. 7, p. 227, 2008
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 03 Apr 2012
Derek T. Muller
University of Iowa - College of Law
Downloads 97 (332,256)

Abstract:

Loading...

compact clause, national popular vote, political compact, political consent, electors, president, election

16.

Nonjudicial Solutions to Partisan Gerrymandering

62 Howard Law Journal 791 (2019), Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper, Wiley A. Branton/Howard Law Journal Symposium (2018), "We The People? Internal and External Challenges to the American Electoral Process."
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 24 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2020
Derek T. Muller
University of Iowa - College of Law
Downloads 96 (334,469)

Abstract:

Loading...

Partisan Gerrymander, Gerrymandering, Election Law, Redistricting, Baker v. Carr, Gill v. Whitford, Partisanship, Judicial Power, Judicial Restraint, Political Questions

17.

Reducing Election Litigation

Fordham Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 03 Jun 2021
Derek T. Muller
University of Iowa - College of Law
Downloads 77 (382,471)

Abstract:

Loading...

election law, election litigation, elections, electoral college, federal elections, federalism, campaign finance, campaign expenditures, litigation

18.

What's Old is New Again: The Nineteenth Century Voter Registration Debates and Lessons About Voter Identification Disputes

56 Washburn Law Journal 109 (2017), Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 30 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2020
Derek T. Muller
University of Iowa - College of Law
Downloads 72 (397,122)

Abstract:

Loading...

election law, voter registration, right to vote, voter identification, election history

19.

Electoral Votes Regularly Given

55 Georgia Law Review 1529 (2021), U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2021-30
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 08 Jul 2021 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2021
Derek T. Muller
University of Iowa - College of Law
Downloads 66 (416,129)

Abstract:

Loading...

electoral count act, electoral votes, presidential elections, electoral college, bush v. gore, voting rights, election law, election litigation, january 6, regularly given, lawfully certified, safe harbor

20.

Legal Quandaries in the Alabama Senate Election of 2017

69 Alabama Law Review 983 (2018), Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper 2018/4
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 24 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 29 May 2018
Derek T. Muller
University of Iowa - College of Law
Downloads 52 (466,259)

Abstract:

Loading...

senate, special election, election law, voting rights, alabama senate, alabama state law, seveneenth amendment, federal courts, jurisdiction, independent candidates, ballot access, write-in laws, writs of election

21.

Complexity Confronting State Judges and the Right to Vote

77 Ohio St. L.J. Furthermore 65 (2016), Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 28 Apr 2016
Derek T. Muller
University of Iowa - College of Law
Downloads 44 (499,947)

Abstract:

Loading...

direct democracy, state courts, right to vote, election law, voting rights, elections, voting

22.

'As Much Upon Tradition as Upon Principle': A Critique of the Privilege of Necessity Destruction Under the Fifth Amendment

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 82, No. 1, 2006
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 04 Apr 2012
Derek T. Muller
University of Iowa - College of Law
Downloads 41 (513,603)

Abstract:

Loading...

fifth amendment, takings, destruction takings, necessity, public necessity, private necessity, maritime, general average, common law

23.

Disfavored Candidates and the Democracy Canon

Florida Law Review Forum, Vol. 65, No. 1, 2013, Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013/13
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 05 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2017
Derek T. Muller
University of Iowa - College of Law
Downloads 38 (528,073)

Abstract:

Loading...

Democracy Canon, popular democracy, legislative democracy, candidate-voter distinction, candidate eligibility

24.

Chameleon Congressional Districts

64 St. Louis University Law Journal 673 (2020), U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2021-16
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 15 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2021
Derek T. Muller
University of Iowa - College of Law
Downloads 12 (710,537)

Abstract:

Loading...

election law, redistricting, census, voting rights, reapportionment, representation, democracy,

25.

Celebrating the Work of Professor Bob Cochran: An Introduction

47 Pepperdine Law Review iii (2020)
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 15 Jun 2020
Derek T. Muller
University of Iowa - College of Law
Downloads 10 (710,537)

Abstract:

Loading...

law and religion, legal ethics, religious liberty

26.

Simplifying Presidential Primaries

Simplifying Presidential Primaries, in The Best Candidate (Eugene D. Mazo & Michael R. Dimino eds., Cambridge University Press 2020)
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 03 Jun 2021
Derek T. Muller
University of Iowa - College of Law
Downloads 2 (775,309)

Abstract:

Loading...

presidential elections, presidential primaries, electoral college, Iowa, caucuses, Iowa caucus, New Hampshire, first in the nation, political parties, voting, voting rights, primaries, primary elections

27.

Restraining Judicial Application of the 'Safe Harbor' Provision in the Electoral Count Act

81 Ohio State Law Journal Online 221 (2020)
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 30 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2021
Derek T. Muller
University of Iowa - College of Law
Downloads 2 (775,309)

Abstract:

Loading...

electoral vote, electoral college, electoral count act, safe harbor, election law, voting rights, federalism, state legislatures, federal courts, federal judiciary, bush v. gore