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Research & Scholarship

Books, Journal Articles and Other Scholarship


  • Richard L. Hasen, Cheap Speech: Saving American Elections in the Disinformation Era (Yale University Press, forthcoming 2022) (tentative title)
  • Richard L. Hasen, Election Law—Cases and Materials (7th edition, Carolina Academic Press, forthcoming 2022) (co-authored with Professor Daniel Hays Lowenstein, Professor Daniel P. Tokaji, and Professor Nicholas O. Stephanopoulos) (plus teacher’s manual and annual supplements)
  • Richard L. Hasen, Election Meltdown: Dirty Tricks, Distrust, and the Threat to American Democracy (Yale University Press, 2020)
  • Richard L. Hasen, Legislation, Statutory Interpretation, and Election Law—Examples and Explanations (2d ed., Wolters Kluwer, 2020)
  • Richard L. Hasen, The Justice of Contradictions: Antonin Scalia and the Politics of Disruption (Yale University Press 2018)

Articles and Book Chapters

  • Richard L. Hasen, Optimism and Despair About a 2020 “Election Meltdown” and Beyond, 100 Boston University Law Rev. Online 298 (2020) (part of symposium on my book, Election Meltdown)
  • Richard L. Hasen, Direct Democracy Denied: The Right to Initiative During a Pandemic, University of Chicago Law Review Online (2020)
  • Richard L. Hasen, Three Pathologies of American Voting Rights Illuminated by the COVID-19 Pandemic, and How to Treat and Cure Them, Election Law Journal, (2020)
  • Richard L. Hasen, Thin and Thick Conceptions of the Nineteenth Amendment and Congress’s Power to Enforce It, 108 Georgetown Law Journal 27 (19th Amend. edition 2020) (co-authored with Leah Litman for symposium on 100th anniversary of ratification of 19th Amendment)
  • Richard L. Hasen, The Supreme Court’s Pro-Partisanship Turn, 109 Georgetown Law Journal Online 50 (2020)
  • Richard L. Hasen, Deep Fakes, Bots, and Siloed Justices: American Election Law in a Post-Truth World, 64 St. Louis University Law Review 535 (2020) (keynote address for symposium)
  • Richard L. Hasen, QV or Not QV? That is the Question; Some Skepticism About Radical Egalitarian Voting Markets, 87 University of Chicago Law Review Online 67 (2019)
  • Richard L. Hasen, Polarization and the Judiciary, 22 Annual Review of Political Science 261 (2019)
  • Richard L. Hasen, ‘Civil Right No. 1:’ Dr. King’s Unfinished Voting Rights Revolution, 49 University of Memphis Law Review 137 (2018)
  • Richard L. Hasen, Cheap Speech and What It Has Done (to American Democracy), 16 First Amendment Law Review 200 (2018)
  • Richard L. Hasen, The 2016 U.S. Voting Wars: From Bad to Worse, 26 William and Mary Bill of Rights Journal 529 (2018)
  • Richard L. Hasen, Race or Party, Race as Party, or Party All the Time: Three Uneasy Approaches to Conjoined Polarization in Redistricting and Voting Cases, 59 William and Mary Law Review 1837 (2018)


  • David Kaye, Speech Police: The Global Struggle to Govern the Internet (Columbia Global Reports 2019).

UN Research/Reporting

  • David Kaye, Online Hate Speech (9 October 2019), UN Doc. A/74/486.
  • David Kaye, The Private Surveillance Industry (28 May 2019), UN Doc. A/HRC/41/35
  • David Kaye, Artificial Intelligence and Freedom of Opinion and Expression (29 August 2018), UN Doc. A/73/348.
  • David Kaye, Company Content Moderation and State Regulation (6 April 2018), UN Doc. A/HRC/38/35.
  • David Kaye, Academic Freedom and International Human Rights Law (UN Doc. A/75/261) (28 July 2020)
  • David Kaye, Disease Pandemics and the Freedom of Opinion and Expression (23 April 2020), UN Doc. A/HRC/44/49.

Articles, Essays, Reviews

  • David Kaye, Legitimacy, Collective Authority and Internet Governance: A Reflection on David Caron’s Study of the UN Security Council, 37 Berkeley J. International Law 289/ 46 Ecology Law Quarterly 135 (2019).
  • David Kaye, Foreword: Private Actors and Human Rights Online, in Human Rights in the Age of Platforms (MIT: 2019, Rikke Frank Jørgensen, ed.).
  • David Kaye, The Limits of Supply-Side Internet Freedom, Knight First Amendment Institute, Emerging Threat Series, available at (June 2018).

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