EXPERT ANALYSIS OF GLOBAL LEGAL DEVELOPMENTS.

In past elections, so-called "faithless electors" cast innocuously eccentric votes that provided a quaint reminder of one of the archaic curiosities of the presidential selection process. After providing a rare element of surprise in the otherwise perfunctory Electoral College ritual,...

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The dispute over the election has developed into a constitutional crisis. With George W. Bush claiming victory and Al Gore refusing to concede, the election's outcome now seems destined to depend on judicial determination of complex and perhaps novel constitutional...

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