Jamie Raskin

Jamie Raskin is a state senator in Maryland serving on the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee and a professor of constitutional law and the First Amendment at American University’s Washington College of Law. He is the bestselling author of Overruling Democracy: The Supreme Court versus the American People and We the Students (3d ed. 2008). As a freshman senator, Raskin has seen more than a dozen of his bills pass into law, including a statewide civil rights law, the National Popular Vote plan for presidential elections, a law protecting tenants in condo conversions, a law establishing September 17 as Constitution and Bill of Rights Day, and a farm-to-schools initiative to get locally grown farm food into public schools. He can be reached at: Jamie.Raskin@Senate.State.md.us.

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