Restatement of the Law,

Election Litigation

This Restatement will provide guidance to federal and state court judges adjudicating election disputes, focusing on the areas governed by equitable principles and guided by judicial common law. The Restatement will not address broader questions bearing on the substance of election law.
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  • Participants

The Council approved the initiation of this project in January 2023. ALI members may join the Members Consultative Group.

The first meeting of the Advisers and Members Consultative Group is expected to be held in Fall 2024.

Reporters
Lisa Marshall Manheim University of Washington School of Law
Seattle, WA
Derek T. Muller Notre Dame Law School
Notre Dame, IN
Associate Reporter
Rebecca Green William and Mary School of Law
Williamsburg, VA
Advisers
Scott Bales Arizona Supreme Court (Retired)
Phoenix, AZ
Thomas A. Balmer Supreme Court of Oregon
Salem, OR
Mira Baylson Pennsylvania Department of State
Harrisburg, PA
Stephanos Bibas U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
Philadelphia, PA
Gregg Costa Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Houston, TX
Roopali Hardin Desai U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
Phoenix, AZ
Allison H. Eid U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
Denver, CO
Ilana H. Eisenstein DLA Piper US LLP
Philadelphia, PA
Edward B. Foley The Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law
Columbus, OH
Noel J. Francisco Jones Day
Washington, DC
Kenneth C. Frazier Merck & Co., Inc.
Rahway, NJ
Benjamin Ginsberg Hoover Institution
Washington, DC
Susan P. Graber U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
Portland, OR
Kevin J. Hamilton Perkins Coie LLP
Seattle, WA
Richard L. Hasen University of California, Los Angeles School of Law
Los Angeles, CA
Sam Hirsch Jenner & Block LLP
Washington, DC
Sherrilyn Ifill Howard Law School
Washington, DC
Samuel Issacharoff New York University School of Law
New York, NY
Wallace B. Jefferson Alexander Dubose & Jefferson LLP
Austin, TX
Pamela S. Karlan Stanford Law School
Stanford, CA
Abha Khanna Elias Law Group
Seattle, WA
Leondra R. Kruger Supreme Court of California
San Francisco, CA
Brian C. Lea Jones Day
Atlanta, GA
Justin Levitt Loyola Law School
Los Angeles, CA
Elbert Lin Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
Richmond, VA
Michael T. Morley Florida State University College of Law
Tallahassee, FL
Cameron T. Norris Consovoy McCarthy PLLC
Arlington, VA
Nina Perales Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund
San Antonio, TX
Myrna Perez United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
New York, NY
Nathaniel Persily Stanford Law School
Stanford, CA
Richard Pildes New York University School of Law
New York, NY
Miriam Seifter University of Wisconsin-Madison Law School
Madison, WI
Joshua S. Sellers University of Texas School of Law
Austin, TX
Michael H. Simon United States District Court for the District of Oregon
Portland, OR
Amy J. St. Eve U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
Chicago, IL
Nicholas O. Stephanopoulos Harvard Law School
Cambridge, MA
Charles Stewart, III Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA
Jeffrey S. Sutton U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
Columbus, OH
Franita Tolson University of Southern California, Gould School of Law
Los Angeles, CA
Members Consultative Group
Alok Ahuja Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District
Kansas City, MO
Ronald G. Aronovsky Southwestern Law School
Los Angeles, CA
Nannette A. Baker U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
Saint Louis, MO
Thad H. Balkman District Court, State of Oklahoma
Norman, OK
Mark I. Bernstein Philadelphia, PA
David M. Brodsky Brodsky ADR LLC
Wainscott, NY
Craig R. Bucki Phillips Lytle LLP
Buffalo, NY
Gregory P. Butrus Balch & Bingham LLP
Birmingham, AL
Jean-Jacques Cabou Perkins Coie LLP
Phoenix, AZ
Peter H. Carson Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP (Retired)
San Francisco, CA
Jonathan G. Cedarbaum George Washington University Law School
Washington, DC
Robert E. Cooper, Jr. Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
Nashville, TN
Josiah M. Daniel, III Vinson & Elkins LLP (Retired)
Dallas, TX
Joshua A. Douglas University of Kentucky, J. David Rosenberg College of Law
Lexington, KY
Benjamin D. Geffen Public Interest Law Center
Philadelphia, PA
Joseph Goldberg Freedman Boyd Hollander Goldberg PA
Albuquerque, NM
Christine Chambers Goodman Pepperdine University, Caruso School of Law
Malibu, CA
David B. Goodwin Covington & Burling LLP
San Francisco, CA
Catherine M. Grosso Michigan State University College of Law
East Lansing, MI
Eric L. Hirschhorn Winston & Strawn LLP
Washington, DC
Edwin E. Huddleson Washington, DC
Anthony Johnstone U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
Missoula, MT
Roscoe Jones, Jr. Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Washington, DC
Ajay B. Kundaria Google LLC
San Francisco, CA
Othni J. Lathram Alabama Legislative Services Agency
Montgomery, AL
Thomas H. Lee Fordham University School of Law
New York, NY
Jeffrey A. Mandell Stafford Rosenbaum LLP
Madison, WI
C. Scott Maravilla U.S. Federal Aviation Administration
Washington, DC
Wendy K. Mariner Boston University School of Law
Cambridge, MA
Robert L. McCurley, Jr. Alabama Law Institute
Tuscaloosa, AL
Tom McDonald Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
Washington, DC
Monica M. Márquez Supreme Court of Colorado
Denver, CO
Carolyn H. Nichols Superior Court of Pennsylvania
Bala Cynwyd, PA
Cameron T. Norris Consovoy McCarthy PLLC
Arlington, VA
Ryan Y. Park North Carolina Department of Justice
Raleigh, NC
D. Theodore Rave University of Texas School of Law
Austin, TX
Lori Ringhand University of Georgia School of Law
Athens, GA
Augustin Rivera, Jr. Del Mar Community College District
Corpus Christi, TX
Russell K. Robinson University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Berkeley, CA
Daniel B. Rodriguez Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law
Chicago, IL
Matthew D. Slater Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Washington, DC
Melanie Sloan Summer Strategies
Washington, DC
Paul M. Smith Georgetown University Law Center
Washington, DC
Thomas J. Spulak King & Spalding LLP
Washington, DC
Adam N. Steinman University of Alabama School of Law
Tuscaloosa, AL
Guy Miller Struve Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP (Retired)
New York, NY
Daniel Patrick Tokaji University of Wisconsin Law School
Madison, WI
Raymond P. Tolentino Washington, DC
Daniel Mack Traynor U.S. District Court, District of North Dakota
Bismarck, ND
Caroline S. Van Zile Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia
Washington, DC
Jonathan L. Williams States United Democracy Center
Washington, DC
John Hardin Young SandlerReiff
Rehoboth Beach, DE
Eric H. Zagrans Zagrans Law Firm LLC
Columbus, OH