Brazilian Supreme Court justices recently decided to intervene to prevent an authoritarian government, which could be the first move in a process of democratic consolidation or, by contrast, the seeds of a later autocracy using judicial authority in its favor.
Latest in Election Security
The authority to both define state emergencies and exercise state statutory emergency powers rests almost entirely with America’s governors. When emergencies—real or supposed—and elections intersect, state executives could leverage their emergency powers to influence electoral outcomes.
The new bipartisan bill is a substantial improvement over the 1887 Electoral Count Act.
A review of Richard L. Hasen, “Cheap Speech: How Disinformation Poisons Our Politics—and How to Cure It” (Yale University Press, 2022).
This is the first criminal case brought by the Justice Department’s Election Threats Task Force, which was created in June 2021 to prosecute those making threats against election workers.
A judge denied motions to dismiss voting machine company Dominion’s defamation suits against Sidney Powell, Rudy Giuliani, and Mike Lindell for their claims that it was involved in 2020 election fraud.
Justice Department Authorizes Former Trump Officials to Testify Before Congress, Rejects Executive Privilege
Letters to six former Trump Justice Department officials permit them to provide information to Congress about the department’s role in efforts to overturn the 2020 presidential election.
On June 25, Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco issued a memorandum
The documents illustrate the Trump administration’s efforts to invalidate the results of the 2020 presidential election in several states where Trump lost.
On Mar. 16, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) released a declassified joint intelligence community assessment on foreign threats to the 2020 U.S. elections.