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Electoral Justice and Legal Challenges

Elections
Courts
Jurisprudence
P092
Holly Ann Garnett
McGill University
Norbert Kersting
Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster

Friday 11:00 - 12:40 (28/08/2015)

Building: Jean Brillant Floor: 4 Room: B-4265

Abstract

The study of electoral integrity involves the analysis of legal arrangements that create divergent incentives for political actors and, thereby, lead to unintended outcomes: voter suppression, discrimination, undermining political trust. This panel discusses the legal challenges of electoral integrity through the case-studies and cross-country comparisons.

Title Details
Challenges to Elections Quality: The Exceptionality of Electoral Dispute Resolution in Nigeria 2007 and 2011 Elections View Paper Details
The Law and Politics of Voter Suppression View Paper Details
Electoral Integrity and Procedural Justice View Paper Details