PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION LAW
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   ... edited by Tony Sutin, Dean and Assoc. Professor, Appalachian School of Law


This section of JURIST on the 2000 presidential recount has been archived. Click for JURIST's coverage of legal issues in the 2004 election.

JURIST: The Legal Education Network presents this Guide as a non-partisan educational resource for voters, citizens, and observers of the US electoral process [last updated and archived December 14, 2000].
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THE FLORIDA RECOUNT
Frequently-Asked-Questions
Law and the Florida recount...

Latest Legal News
The recount battle in the courts...

Statutes and Cases
Election law on the books...

Departments and Officials
The players in the recount drama...

Lawsuits and Documents
Key cases, pleadings and orders...

Electoral College
How it works...

Glossary
"Butterfly ballot" to "vote dilution"...

Legal Commentary
Law professors offer their opinions...

For more on legal developments during the 2000 Florida recount, consult the recount timeline, the FAQ Archive and Dean Sutin's answers to reader questions.
PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION LAW: OTHER ISSUES
Political Broadcasting
Laws...

Campaign Finance
Law, cases, soft money...

Voter Registration
Legislation...

Presidential Debates
Commission, lawsuits, bills...

"WHAT A DIFFERENCE A DAY MAKES:" THE STORY OF THIS GUIDE

 
IN MEMORIAM: DEAN L. ANTHONY SUTIN, 1959-2002

On Wednesday, January 16, 2002, Dean Tony Sutin, Professor Thomas Blackwell and law student Angela Dales were killed in a shooting spree at the Appalachian School of Law, Grundy, Virginia. Audio statement via Hampton Roads Daily Press and press release from Appalachian.

In November and December 2000, Dean Sutin edited JURIST's coverage of the Presidential election recount, and served afterwards as JURIST columnist and commentator on subjects ranging from Presidential pardons to law school accreditation. At the time of his death Dean Sutin was editor of Honorable Mentions, JURIST's guide to possible Supreme Court appointments by the Bush Administration.

JURIST mourns the passing of our murdered friend and colleague; we extend our deepest sympathies to all affected by this horrible and senseless tragedy.

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Tony Sutin is Dean and Associate Professor of Law at the Appalachian School of Law in Grundy, Virginia. He previously practiced election law and litigated ballot access, voting rights and campaign finance issues at Hogan & Hartson L.L.P. in Washington, D.C., where he represented the Democratic National Committee, the Clinton/Gore92 campaign, the Tsongas for President Committee, the Presidential Inaugural Committee and others.  He has served on the Executive Committee of the Campaign Ethics Committee of the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, and on the Executive Committee of the National Lawyers Council of the Democratic National Committee. He is a 1984 graduate of Harvard Law School.