Professor Ellen D. Katz, the Ralph W. Aigler Professor of Law, writes and teaches about election law, civil rights and remedies, and equal protection.
Katz's scholarship addresses questions of minority representation, political equality, and the role of institutions in crafting and implementing anti-discrimination laws. Katz has published numerous articles, including an influential empirical study of litigation under the Voting Rights Act. Prior to joining the Michigan Law faculty, Katz practiced as an attorney with the appellate sections of the U.S. Department of Justice's Civil Division and its Environment and Natural Resources Division.
"Race and Redistricting: The Legal Framework"
"Mary Lou Graves, Nolen Breedlove, and the Nineteenth Amendment"
Georgetown Journal of Law & Public Policy
- Legal History
To Participate and Elect: Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act at 40
- Constitutional Law
"Eight Months Later"
Boston University Law Review
- Legal Writing and Research