A bipartisan Senate group recent presented proposed changes to the Electoral Count Act (ECA) after receiving input from election experts, including the nonpartisan group convened by The American Law Institute to produce Principles for ECA Reform.
Senator Benjamin Cardin of Maryland presented the Senate group’s proposal, highlighting ...Continue Reading
This week, two proposals were introduced which include legislation to reform and modernize the outdated Electoral Count Act of 1887 to ensure that the electoral votes tallied by Congress accurately reflect each state’s vote for President.
Led by U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Joe Manchin ...Continue Reading
The American Law Institute and the Uniform Law Commission formed a joint committee in 2019 to review the Uniform Commercial Code with a view to recommending amendments or revisions to accommodate emerged and emerging technological developments.
At the 2022 ALI Annual Meeting on May 18, ALI membership voted ...Continue Reading
Revisions to Tentative Draft No. 2 of Restatement of the Law, Consumer Contracts are available to ALI members and project participants on the project page. A login is required to access this page. The comparison document shows the changes made in response to the discussion at the 2022 ...Continue Reading
A Washington Post article by Richard L. Hasen discusses presidential elections and potential revisions to the Electoral Count Act (ECA). In the piece, Hasen mentions proposals for reform presented in the Principles for ECA Reform, published in April 2022:
There’s much that can be done to fix ...Continue Reading