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Travesty in Tallahassee

How wrong was the Florida supreme court? Let us count the ways

Dec 18, 2000, Vol. 6, No. 14 • By NELSON LUND
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Whatever the Florida courts do next, some combination of the Florida legislature, the U.S. Congress, and the U.S. Supreme Court may be able to salvage the lawful result of this election. But if those who have an interest in claiming Gore "actually" won the election get even one judicially approved set of numbers for their quiver of poison arrows, they'll know whom to thank.

Nelson Lund is a professor at George Mason University School of Law.