The Support-or-Advocacy Clauses
51 Pages Posted: 27 Mar 2020 Last revised: 18 May 2020
Date Written: March 2, 2020
Two little-known clauses of a Reconstruction-era civil rights statute are a potentially powerful weapon for litigators seeking to protect the integrity of federal elections. For the clauses to achieve their potential, however, the courts will need to settle correctly a contested question of statutory interpretation.
Keywords: Voting rights, election law, Reconstruction
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Primus, Richard and Kistler, Cameron, The Support-or-Advocacy Clauses (March 2, 2020). Fordham Law Review, Forthcoming, U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper No. 666, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3547579
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