Right to Vote

A Golden Passport to Crime and Corruption: European Values on Trial

A Golden Passport to Crime and Corruption: European Values on Trial

The Law Office of the Republic of Cyprus recently released a final report, just shy of 800 pages and drafted ...
The Great Dissent: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Shelby County v. Holder

The Great Dissent: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Shelby County v. Holder

Dissents speak to a future age. … [T]he greatest dissents do become court opinions and gradually over time their ...
Vote, But You Cannot Verify: The Namibian Supreme Court’s Presidential Election Decision

Vote, But You Cannot Verify: The Namibian Supreme Court’s Presidential Election Decision

On 5 February 2020, the judgement of Panduleni Itula, concerning the constitutionality of using electronic voting ...
The High Court of Malawi Nullifies May 2019 Presidential Election in Landmark Judgment

The High Court of Malawi Nullifies May 2019 Presidential Election in Landmark Judgment

In a landmark judgment, Saulos Klaus Chilima & Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera v Arthur Peter Mutharika & ...
Challenge to Electronic Voting Machines in Namibia’s Elections Dismissed by the Electoral Tribunal

Challenge to Electronic Voting Machines in Namibia’s Elections Dismissed by the Electoral Tribunal

On November 27, Namibians will, for the 7th time since independence and multi-party democracy, go to the polls in ...
US Supreme Court split on the partisan politics of district drawing

US Supreme Court split on the partisan politics of district drawing

At the end of June, the U.S. Supreme Court waded into the fight over political partisanship in American politics. ...
Turkish Local Elections: What Does the Delayed Declaration of Election Results Mean?

Turkish Local Elections: What Does the Delayed Declaration of Election Results Mean?

While nearly three weeks have passed since local elections were held in Turkey on 31st March 2019, the Turkish ...
Zambia’s police force undermine opposition in Sesheke

Zambia’s police force undermine opposition in Sesheke

Recent reports and video footage of the political unrest in Sesheke’s Parliamentary by-elections have brought to ...
Should Canadian Citizens Abroad have an Unfettered Right to Vote?

Should Canadian Citizens Abroad have an Unfettered Right to Vote?

Canadian citizens who have resided abroad for five years or more did not have the right to vote in a federal ...
Coup, Constitution and Commission: Commission of Inquiry into Zimbabwean Electoral Violence Confirms Military Killings of Civilians

Coup, Constitution and Commission: Commission of Inquiry into Zimbabwean Electoral Violence Confirms Military Killings of Civilians

In a series of earlier posts, I have tracked a series of events in Zimbabwe beginning with the military-assisted ...
Standard of Proof in Zimbabwe’s Presidential Petition: A Response

Standard of Proof in Zimbabwe’s Presidential Petition: A Response

On 5 September 2018, renowned scholar Alex Magaisa published a piece on the standard of proof in Zimbabwe’s ...
Zimbabwe’s Presidential Petition: The Standard of Proof

Zimbabwe’s Presidential Petition: The Standard of Proof

The Constitutional Court of Zimbabwe (the Court) last week upheld the election of Emmerson Mnangagwa as the duly ...

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