Professor Derek Muller, “Cyber Interference in Elections and Federal Agency Action” — Harvard Law Review Blog

October 29, 2018 | Professor Derek Muller‘s article, “Cyber Interference in Elections and Federal Agency Action,” has been published in the Harvard Law Review Blog. The article considers the role of the federal government in protecting election integrity.

Excerpt from “Cyber Interference in Elections and Federal Agency Action”

Pop quiz: which part of the federal government is tasked with preventing cyber interference in our elections?

Congress has refused to say. We have reached a point of a significant gap between an important federal need and existing federal power. And in the absence of that federal power, federal agencies have stepped into the gap and extended their authority into domains unanticipated by Congress.

The complete article may be found here