Supreme Court to take on controversial election-law case

At issue is a legal theory that would give state legislatures unfettered authority to set the rules for federal elections, free of supervision by the state courts and state constitutions.

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Hasnain says:

Things keep getting worse.

β€œIn its most extreme form, the independent state legislature theory was invoked β€” unsuccessfully β€” by Trump advocates in an effort to sidestep the legitimate outcome of the 2020 election. In Arizona, for instance, some Trump supporters used the theory in calling for the decertification of the state's electors. Among those seeking decertification was Virginia Thomas, the wife of Justice Clarence Thomas.”

Posted on 2022-07-01T01:24:07+0000