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LII and the Election, Legal Information Institute, Cornell University Law School


LLI has shared a sense of what has interested us during this election cycle through its analytics at its legal research website. -CCE

Given all this, you might predict that statutes related to immigration, Social Security, and other issues that generate heated discussion during election season might also appear in the list, but they don’t. Perhaps that’s because they generate heated discussion all the time. But it may be that, during the most bitter election campaign in decades, substance matters less than criminalizing the behavior of your opponent.