Professor Brad Smith has recently penned articles for the New York Daily News, National Review, Wall Street Journal and Los Angeles Times about the 2016 Presidential election. Topics of his articles vary from an opinion piece on Donald Trump to campaign finance reform to Super PACs. The Boston Globe, Washington Post, Las Vegas Sun, (Spokane) Spokesman Review, Wall Street Journal, NPR, CNN, ABC, National Journal have all quoted Professor Smith on various issues as well. He has also released the second edition of the casebook, Voting Rights and Election Law, with Michael Dimino, Jr. and Michael Solimine.
Professor Smith has also contributed to the "Courts, Campaigns & Corruption: Judicial Recusal Five Years After Caperton" forum at New York University Law School. Other speaking engagements include “Constitution Day: Future of the Voting Rights Act” at West Virginia University College of Law with Professor Atiba Ellis, "Advocacy and the First Amendment: Should Nonprofits Disclose Their Donors" at the Heritage Foundation with John Samples,"The Future of Free Speech” at the Buckley Institute, Yale University with Kevin Williamson, Roger Scruton, Harry Stein, “Campaign Finance Reform & the Roberts Court” University of Cincinnati College of Law Federalist Society, and “Past and Future of Buckley v. Valeo” panel on “Why the Buckley Decision Matters” with Floyd Abrams.
Other recent accomplishments include a podcast for the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia on the 15th Amendment. Accompanying Professor Smith on the podcast are Rick Pildes of New York University and Jeff Rosen of George Washington University. The podcast can be found here
Rick Pildes and Professor Smith also collaborated to write articles for the National Constitution Center. The articles can be found here: http://constitutioncenter.org/interactive-constitution/amendments/amendment-xvhttp://constitutioncenter.org/interactive-constitution/amendments/amendment-xv/the-future-of-voting-rights-finding-the-right-balance-smith/interp/26
Professor Smith has recently completed an encyclopedia entry in the book, Campaign Finance Practices, in American Governance
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