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State Chief Justices Oppose Independent State Legislature Theory

In an unusual filing, the Conference of Chief Justices, a group of state chief justices, has filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court opposing the idea that state legislatures can ignore state constitutional guidelines relating to federal election rules. One of the state chief justices, Nathan Hecht of the Texas Supreme Court, described the litigation as presenting “the biggest federalism issue in a long time” (password required). Read more here