Hon. Justice Gary Stein Exclusion: Students who have enrolled in Election Law and the Political Process may not enroll in this course.
Provides a comprehensive overview of the political process, and examines the most significant
contemporary legal and constitutional issues affecting federal and state elections. The course will
cover rights of access to the political process, voting rights, group-based disenfranchisement, as
well as structural issues such as campaign finance regulation, redistricting (generally, as well as
partisan and race-based redistricting), the role of political parties and Bush v. Gore. The course
also will touch on critical aspects of New Jersey's election law including the nomination process,
reporting of campaign contributions and expenditures, pay-to-play, public financing of
campaigns, and other significant topics.