Voting laws have been capturing headlines, and not just in the context of Georgia but with nearly 20 other states considering similar voter restrictive legislation as well. In 2020, some of the biggest national security issues played out in the context of elections. This week, NSLT welcomes Nate Persily, the James B. McClatchy Professor of Law at Stanford Law School, to discuss the role of federal and state governments in elections, the use of new technology, and the implications these laws have on national security and democracy.
This episode references:
- One Person, One Vote rule
- For the People Act of 2021
- John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act
- Help America Vote Act
- Honest Ads Act
- (NSLT Podcast) How does CISA and the intelligence community protect American elections? With Dan Sutherland
- The Law of Democracy: Legal Structure of the Political Process, 5th Edition. Issacharoff, Karlan, Pildes and Persily. 2016.
- Nathaniel Persily, “Can Democracy Survive the Internet?” (2017).
- Stanford Cyber Policy Center