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Yale Rule of Law Clinic
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Nov 2

“Even at the few Michigan polling places that lack gun restrictions . . . residents who bring weapons to the polls still risk running afoul of the law. .. federal and Michigan law make it a crime to intimidate voters. . . a felony punishable by years in prison and . . . fines.”

Yale Rule of Law Clinic
@YLS_ROLC -
Nov 2

“These background laws — which have not been blocked by any court and are not at issue in the unfolding litigation — mean that guns are effectively banned at many of Michigan’s polling places.” #Election2020

This clinic focuses on maintaining U.S. rule of law and human rights commitments in four areas: national security (e.g., torture, drones, Guantanamo); antidiscrimination (especially against religious and ethnic groups); climate change (maintaining U.S. commitments under the Paris Climate Agreement); and democracy promotion (voting rights, redistricting). Projects include litigation, policy advocacy, and strategic planning matters.



Instructors:

Harold Hongju Koh

 

 

Reports:

The Twenty-Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution: A Reader’s Guide

An explainer on the 25th amendment 

Presidential Impeachment Trial: What a Senator Should Know

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