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76 Md. L. Rev. Endnotes 1 (2016-2017)

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      MARYLAND LAW REVIEW


                        ENDNOTES




VOLUME 76                                                              2016

                  MEMBER, NATIONAL COUNCIL OF LAW REVIEWS






               Constitution Day Lectures





     INTRODUCTION TO CONSTITUTION DAY LECTURES:
     ELECTION 2016 AND THE STRUCTURAL CONSTITUTION

                             DAVID  J. MAHER*

     The  2016  United  States Presidential Election, commenters   seem  to
agree, is different in kind from other presidential elections.' The University
of Maryland  Francis King Carey School of Law  devoted its tenth annual Con-
stitution Day lecture series to exploring some of the novel (or not so novel)
trends and undercurrents in the current election, and tracing their roots to the



D 2016 David J. Maher.
    * J.D. Candidate, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, 2017; Executive
Online Articles Editor, Maryland Law Review. The author, on behalf of the Maryland Law Review,
would like to take the opportunity to thank the University and the Maryland League of Women
Voters for sponsoring and hosting the program and to thank Dean Stearns, Professors Gibson and
Monopoli, and Dr. Koulish for giving us the opportunity to publish these adaptations of their lec-
tures. The author would like to thank T.P. Myers for his aid in preparing the manuscript.
    1. David Leonhardt, Why 2016 Is Different from All Other Recent Elections, N.Y. TIMES (Jan.
19, 2016), http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/19/upshot/why-2016-is-different-from-all-other-re-
cent-elections.html; Gerald F. Seib, Why the 2016 Election is Different, WALL ST. J. (Dec. 29,
2015), http://www.wsj.com/articles/why-the-2016-election-is-different-1451412444; Jon Deutsch,
The 2016 Election: Why It's So Different, HUFF. POST (Apr. 15, 2016), http://www.huffing-
tonpost.com/jon-deutsch/the-2016-election-why-its b_9704316.html. But see David Lauter, Very
Different GOP Candidate, But 2016 Election Looks a Lot Like 2012, Polls Find, L.A. TIMES (May
17, 2016), http://www.latimes.com/politics/la-na-live-updates-oregon-very-different-gop-candi-
date-but-2016-election-lo- 1463485541-htmlstory.html.


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