OVERTON, SPENCER



BOOKS


Stealing Democracy: The New Politics of Voter Suppression. New York: Norton, 2006. 



LAW REVIEW ARTICLES & CHAPTERS IN BOOKS


"Political Law," 81 The George Washington Law Review 1783-1798 (2013).

Available at http://www.gwlr.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/Overton.pdf.


"Voting Rights Disclosure," 127 Harvard Law Review Forum 19-31 (2013), http://www.harvardlawreview.org/issues/127/november13/forum_1016.php.


"Matching Political Contributions," 96 Minnesota Law Review 1694-1731 (2012).

Available at http://www.minnesotalawreview.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/Overton_MLR.pdf.


"The Participation Interest," 100 Georgetown Law Journal 1259-1310 (2012).


"Voter Identification." 105 Michigan Law Review 631-681 (2007).


"The Coverage Curve: Identifying States at the Bottom of the Class," in The Future of the Voting Rights Act, p. 242-254. Edited by David Epstein, et al. New York : Russell Sage Foundation, 2006.


"Judicial Modesty and the Lessons of McConnell v. FEC." (Symposium: McConnell v. Federal Election Commission). 3 Election Law Journal 305-314 (2004).


"Restraint and Responsibility: Judicial Review of Campaign Reform." 61 Washington and Lee Law Review 663-731 (2004).


"The Donor Class: Campaign Finance, Democracy, and Participation." (Symposium: The Law of Democracy). 153 University of Pennsylvania Law Review 73-118 (2004).


"Judicial Manageability and the Campaign Finance Thicket." 6 University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law 113-117 (2003).


"A Place at the Table: Bush v. Gore through the Lens of Race." 29 Florida State Law Review 469-492 (2002).


"But Some are More Equal: Race, Exclusion, and Campaign Finance." 80 Texas Law Review 987-1056 (2002).


"Racial Disparities and the Political Function of Property." 49 UCLA Law Review 1553-1574 (2002).


"Rules, Standards, and Bush v. Gore: Form and the Law of Democracy." 37 Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review 65-102 (2002).


"Voices from the Past: Race, Privilege, and Campaign Finance." 79 North Carolina Law Review 1541-1557 (2001).


"Mistaken Identity: Unveiling the Property Characteristics of Political Money." 53 Vanderbilt Law Review 1235-1310 (2000).



OTHER


"Million Dollar Contributions Corrupt Democracy," Huffington Post (Oct. 8, 2013, 3:54 PM), http://www.huffingtonpost.com/spencer-overton/million-dollar-contributi_b_4065854.html.


"Shelby County v. Holder: Voting Discrimination Remains Concentrated in Covered States," SCOTUSBlog (Feb. 14, 2013), http://www.scotusblog.com/2013/02/shelby-county-v-holder-voting-discrimination-remains-concentrated-in-covered-states/.


"The 'Law' of Perpetuating Racial Entitlement," Huffington Post (Feb. 28, 2013, 8:32 AM), http://www.huffingtonpost.com/spencer-overton/voting-rights-act-supreme-court_b_2780810.html.


The Other Voting Rights Case," Huffington Post (Mar. 17, 2013, 1:05 PM), http://www.huffingtonpost.com/spencer-overton/arizona-voting-supreme-court_b_2895728.html.


"Justice Scalia's Latest 'Racial Entitlement' Remark," Huffington Post (April 17, 2013, 6:11 PM), http://www.huffingtonpost.com/spencer-overton/justice-scalias-latest-ra_b_3103845.html.


"Scalia's 'Voter Access' Case," Huffington Post (June 17, 2013, 4:11 PM), http://www.huffingtonpost.com/spencer-overton/scalias-voter-access-case_b_3455733.html.


"How to Update the Voting Rights Act," Huffington Post (June 25, 2013, 4:11 PM), http://www.huffingtonpost.com/spencer-overton/how-to-update-the-voting_b_3497350.html.


"Texas Shows Congress Must Update the Voting Rights Act," Huffington Post (Aug. 1, 2013, 6:335 PM), http://www.huffingtonpost.com/spencer-overton/texas-shows-congress-must_b_3692068.html.


"Against a 'Post-Racial' Voting Rights Act," The American Prospect (Aug. 21, 2013), http://prospect.org/article/against-post-racial-voting-rights-act.


"The Next Voting Rights Act," The Great Debate (Jan. 30, 2013), http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2013/01/30/the-next-voting-rights-act/.


"Protecting Voting Rights Is Not 'Crazy,'" ACS Blog (March 19, 2013), http://www.acslaw.org/acsblog/protecting-voting-rights-is-not-%E2%80%98crazy%E2%80%99. Also available in The Huffington Post (March 19, 2013), http://www.huffingtonpost.com/spencer-overton/protecting-voting-rights-_b_2906411.html.


"The Carter-Baker ID Card Proposal: Worse Than Georgia." Roll Call (Sept. 28, 2005).


"Stealing Liberty." The Crisis Magazine (Jan./Feb. 2005).


"The Problems with Requiring ID at the Polls." Roll Call (Apr. 11, 2005).


(With Tokaji, Daniel). "Profiling at the Polls in Ohio." Dayton Daily News (Oct. 30, 2004).


"Bush Should Push Election Reforms." Newsday (Nov. 8, 2004).


"Democracy Needs Fixing." Newsday, p. A41 (Nov. 8, 2004).


"Professor Daddy's Pupil." 25 Legal Times no. 35, p. 24 (Sept. 9, 2002).


"Fannie Lou Hamer Wouldn't Like This." Los Angeles Times A11 (Mar. 29, 2001).


"Reform for the Rest of America." Washington Post A31 (May 10, 2001).