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Michael Morley on Election Emergencies

Season 1, Ep. 526

In this episode, Michael T. Morley, Assistant Professor of Law at Florida State University School of Law, discusses his article "Election Emergencies: Voting in the Wake of Natural Disasters and Terrorist Attacks," which is published in the Emory Law Journal. Morley begins by describing the different legal regimes governing "election emergencies," or unexpected events that affect the administration of elections. He reflects on how elected officials have addressed election emergencies in the past, what worked, and what didn't. And he offers suggestions about how to prepare for election emergencies caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Morley is on Twitter at @michaelmorley11.

This episode was hosted by Brian L. Frye, Spears-Gilbert Associate Professor of Law at the University of Kentucky College of Law. Frye is on Twitter at @brianlfrye.

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