If you’re not a major party candidate it can be really hard to get on the ballot. So hard it’s sometimes unconstitutional. Paul Sherman explains how a Michigan candidate fought the elections bureaucracy in the Sixth Circuit and won (well, at least got on the ballot). Plus, can the City of New York sue to stop global warning? Actually, no. Andrew Ward walks us through a case from the Second Circuit on federal common law, this thing lawyers call Erie, and international relations.

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Transcript: https://ij.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/Short-Circuit-169-FINAL.pdf
Graveline v. Johnson, https://www.opn.ca6.uscourts.gov/opinions.pdf/21a0072p-06.pdf
City of New York v. Chevron Corp., https://www.ca2.uscourts.gov/decisions/isysquery/63c19c68-c35d-4c5f-9962-aee09bd4e76f/1/doc/18-2188_opn.pdf
Ballot Access News, https://ballot-access.org/
Paul Sherman, https://ij.org/staff/psherman/
Andrew Ward, https://ij.org/staff/andrew-ward/
Anthony Sanders, https://ij.org/staff/asanders/

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