Ballot Battles (with Michael Waldman)

Ballot Battles (with Michael Waldman)

On this week’s episode of Stay Tuned with Preet, "Ballot Battles," Preet answers listeners’ questions about online learning, mail fraud, and the Equal Time Doctrine. Then, Michael Waldman, President of the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, joins Preet for a discussion about voting. To listen to Stay Tuned bonus content, become a member of CAFE Insider. Sign up to receive the CAFE Brief, a weekly newsletter featuring analysis of politically charged legal news, and updates from Preet. As always, tweet your questions to @PreetBharara with hashtag #askpreet, email us at, or call 669-247-7338 to leave a voicemail.   REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS THE Q&A “As School Moves Online, Many Students Stay Logged Out,” New York Times, 4/6/20 47 U.S. Code § 315: Candidates for public office, Legal Information Institute 18 U.S. Code § 1341: Frauds and swindles, Legal Information Institute  Stay Tuned: Blame Today On the 70s (with Kevin Kruse & Julian Zelizer), 1/24/19  THE INTERVIEW The Fight to Vote, Simon & Schuster (2017)  “How to Protect the 2020 Vote from the Coronavirus,” Brennan Center for Justice, 3/16/20  Stay Tuned: Gunning for the 2nd Amendment? (with Michael Waldman), 1/15/19 HISTORY OF VOTING RIGHTS:  President Abraham Lincoln, Last Public Address, 4/11/1865, Abraham Lincoln Online “The 1913 Women’s Suffrage Parade,” The Atlantic, 3/1/13 Voting Rights Act of 1965, U.S. Government National Archives Recordings of President Lyndon B Johnson’s phone calls, DiscoverLBJ  “Confrontations for Justice,” The National Archives  Michael Waldman, “The Right to Vote? Don’t Count on It,” Brennan Center, 2/29/16 THE CONSTITUTION:  15th Amendment, National Constitution Center 17th Amendment, National Constitution Center  19th Amendment, National Constitution Center  SUPREME COURT DECISIONS:  Shelby County v. Holder (2013), Oyez Rucho v. Common Cause (2019), Oyez Lamone v. Benisek (2019), Oyez Republican National Committee v. Democratic National Committee (2020), SCOTUSblog VOTER FRAUD & SAFETY: Justin Levitt, “The Truth About Voter Fraud,” Brennan Center, 11/9/07 Watch: Voter ID Laws, “The Colbert Report,” Comedy Central, 7/20/11 “Trump Disbands Commission on Voter Fraud,” New York Times, 1/3/18  Tweet featuring Wisconsin Assembly speaker telling voters it’s safe to go out, 4/7/20

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