Michael S. Kang

Northwestern Pritzker School of Law

750 N. Lake Shore Drive

Chicago, IL 60611

United States

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Scholarly Papers (28)

1.

The End of Campaign Finance Law

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 98, 2012, Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 11-152, Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-103
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 03 May 2011 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2012
Michael S. Kang
Downloads 966 (44,685)
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Campaign Finance, Citizens United, Caperton, Speechnow, Lobbying, Bribery, Independent Expenditures, Elections

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The Year of the Super PAC

George Washington Law Review, Vol. 81, p. 1902, 2013, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-270
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 02 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2014
Michael S. Kang
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Campaign Finance, Citizens United, Caperton, Speechnow, Lobbying, Bribery, Independent Expenditures, Elections

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Gerrymandering and the Constitutional Norm Against Government Partisanship

116 Michigan Law Review 351 (2017), Emory Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 17 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2017
Michael S. Kang
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gerrymandering, redistricting, Whitford v. Gill, partisanship, parties, Bandemer

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The Partisan Price of Justice: An Empirical Analysis of Campaign Contributions and Judicial Decisions

Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 10-115, Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-74, New York University Law Review, Vol. 86, No. 1, 2011
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 28 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2012
Michael S. Kang and Joanna Shepherd
Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and Emory University School of Law
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Sore Loser Laws and Democratic Contestation

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 99, p. 1013, 2011, Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-102, Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 11-148
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 15 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2012
Michael S. Kang
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Race and Democratic Contestation

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 117, p. 734, 2008, Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 07-20
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 27 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2012
Michael S. Kang
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Voting Rights, Voting Rights Act, electoral competition, redistricting, LULAC, race, majority-minority district

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The Long Shadow of Bush v. Gore: Judicial Partisanship in Election Cases

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 69, 2016, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-413
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 30 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2019
Michael S. Kang and Joanna Shepherd
Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and Emory University School of Law
Downloads 317 (176,531)
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judicial behavior, partisan voting, judicial decisionmaking, election law

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De-Rigging Elections: Direct Democracy and the Future of Redistricting Reform

Washington University Law Quarterly, Vol. 84, 2006, Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 06-15, Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 06-22
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 19 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2016
Michael S. Kang
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elections, redistricting, democracy, gerrymandering, politics, direct democracy, independent commissions

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From Broadcasting to Narrowcasting: The Emerging Challenge for Campaign Finance Law

George Washington Law Review, Vol. 73, No. 5/6, p. 1070, 2005
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 04 Jan 2008
Michael S. Kang
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political campaigning, narrowcasting, microtargeting, campaign finance, 527s, political committees, 2004 elections

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The Hydraulics and Politics of Party Regulation

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 91, p. 131, 2005, Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 06-16, Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 06-23
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 06 Sep 2006
Michael S. Kang
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The Partisan Foundations of Judicial Campaign Finance

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 86, No. 1239, 2013
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 15 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2015
Michael S. Kang and Joanna Shepherd
Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and Emory University School of Law
Downloads 245 (229,610)

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judicial elections, campaign finance

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Sore Loser Laws in Presidential and Congressional Elections

Routledge Handbook of Primary Elections (2018)
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 27 Jun 2019
Michael S. Kang and Barry C. Burden
Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and University of Wisconsin - Madison
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sore loser laws, primary elections, polarization, presidential sore loser laws, political parties

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The Bright Side of Partisan Gerrymandering

Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol. 14, No. 3, p.443, 2005, Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 7-23, Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 7-28
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2012
Michael S. Kang
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redistricting, gerrymandering, partisan gerrymander, Texas re-redistricting, Vieth v. Jubilerer, Tom DeLay, polarization, incumbent protection

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Hyperpartisan Gerrymandering

Boston College Law Review
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 13 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2020
Michael S. Kang
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Gerrymandering, redistricting, partisanship, parties, election law, Cold War

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The Brave New World of Party Campaign Finance Law

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 101, 2016, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-365
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 16 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2016
Michael S. Kang
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Voting as Veto

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 108, No. 7, 2010, Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-64, Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 10-104
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 01 Jul 2010
Michael S. Kang
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voting, veto, elections, negative preferences, alternative voting, recall, voir dire, filibuster, negativity bias, racially polarized voting, direct democracy

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Sore Loser Laws and Congressional Polarization

Legislative Studies Quarterly, Vol. 39, 2014, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-265
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 15 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2016
Barry C. Burden, Bradley Jones and Michael S. Kang
University of Wisconsin - Madison, University of Wisconsin - Madison and Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
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Party-Based Corruption and McCutcheon v. FEC

Northwestern Law Review Colloquy, Vol. 108, 2014, Forthcoming , Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-276
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 13 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2014
Michael S. Kang
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political parties, campaign finance, contribution limit, McCutcheon

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Hyperpartisan Campaign Finance

Emory Law Journal, Vol. 70, 2021
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 10 Aug 2021
Michael S. Kang
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parties, partisanship, hyperpartisanship, campaign finance, Cold War

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When Courts Won’t Make Law: Partisan Gerrymandering and a Structural Approach to the Law of Democracy

Ohio State Law Journal, Vol. 68, 2007, Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-65, Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 10-105
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 30 Jun 2010
Michael S. Kang
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elections, redistricting, democracy, gerrymandering, politics, LULAC v. Perry, Vieth v. Jubelirer, structural approach, election law

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Democratizing Direct Democracy: Restoring Voter Competence Through Heuristic Cues and 'Disclosure Plus'

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 50, p. 1141, 2003, Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 12-188
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Apr 2012
Michael S. Kang
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Judging Judicial Elections

Attacking Judges: How Campaign Advertising Influences State Supreme Court Elections, 2015, Michigan Law Review, Vol. 114, No. 929, 2016, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-408
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 05 May 2016
Michael S. Kang and Joanna Shepherd
Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and Emory University School of Law
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Judicial Elections, Judges, Judicial Behavior, Attack Advertising, Campaign Finance, Criminal Law, Sentencing

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Campaign Disclosure in Direct Democracy

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 97, No. 1700, 2013, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-241
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Jun 2013
Michael S. Kang
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Judging Law in Election Cases

70 Vanderbilt Law Review 1755 (2017), Emory Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 13 Dec 2017
Michael S. Kang and Joanna Shepherd
Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and Emory University School of Law
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Judicial Elections, Election Administration, Judicial Decisionmaking, Election Law, Partisanship

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Shareholder Voting as Veto

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 88, No. 1299, 2013
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 13 Jun 2019
Michael S. Kang
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Trump’s Challenge to Constitutional State Speech

University of Illinois Law Review, Vol. 2020 (2021), Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 22-08
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 11 Mar 2022 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2022
Michael S. Kang and Jacob Eisler
Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and Florida State University College of Law
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free speech; partisanship; constitutional law; Mill

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To Here From Theory In Election Law

Texas Law Review, Vol. 87, No. 787, 2009, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-414
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 27 Jun 2016
Michael S. Kang
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Voting Rights from Judge Frank Johnson to Modern Hyperpolarization

71 Alabama Law Review 793 (2020), Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 20-28
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2021
Michael S. Kang
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election administration, voter identification, voter fraud, hyperpartisanship, Cold War, Frank Johnson, voting wars