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Judicial sortition helps Congress and the Supreme Court

September 14, 2022  ·  James Wallner
There are different ways to win a debate. One of the most common techniques in politics is to make a straw man argument. Straw man arguments are prevalent in political… Read More

Workhorses, not show horses: Five ways to promote effective lawmaking in Congress

August 30, 2022  ·  William Gray
In case you missed it, the Center for Effective Lawmaking (CEL) Co-Directors Craig Volden and Alan Wiseman wrote in The Conversation about five key ways that lawmakers in Congress… Read More

Congress needs to act now to protect election workers

August 17, 2022  ·  Ryan Williamson
The Homeland Security Committee recently held a hearing on current and ongoing threats to elections. Much of the discussion centered on threats of violence against election workers, and there was considerable… Read More

Reforming the Electoral Count Act is a step in the right direction

July 21, 2022  ·  Jonathan Bydlak
by Jonathan Bydlak, Ryan Williamson, Matt Germer The Electoral Count Act (ECA) has been in desperate need of reform since it was enacted in 1887. It was… Read More

Unpacking Court Reform: How to Ensure a Strong Judiciary

July 15, 2022  ·  William Gray
In December 2021, the Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court of the United States released its final report, which outlined the history of the Supreme Court and the likely consequences of various… Read More