Michael Pernick ∞ Abstract The success of any law designed to publicly finance campaigns depends upon the incentives for candidates to opt in to the campaign finance system. Until 2011, Arizona’s system for public financing of political campaigns provided the
Akiesha Anderson∞ “Today, education is perhaps the most important function of state and local governments. . . . [I]t is doubtful that any child may reasonably be expected to succeed in life if . . . denied the opportunity of an education.” Abstract It
Voting rights advocates should explore section 11(b) of the Voting Rights Act as a vehicle to combat voter intimidation.
In an effort to remedy the financial distress Michigan cities faced after the 2007 recession, the Michigan state legislature passed 2012 Public Act 436 ("PA 436"), the "Local Financial Stability and Choice Act." Under PA 436, state-appointed emergency managers act