UT political scientist Richard Pacelle told WMOT Radio, a Middle Tennessee-based NPR affiliate, that the state’s democrats could take advantage of turmoil in the Republican Party and mount a serious challenge for the Senate seat being vacated by Bob Corker. Pacelle also says Corker’s decision creates an interesting challenge for the Republican Party, which has
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The US Supreme Court has reconvened, and this season promises to be more contentious than the spring as the justices take on tough cases that may result in closely divided decisions, according to Richard Pacelle, a UT professor of political science.
WUOT’s Victor Agreda recently interviewed Richard Pacelle, department head and professor in the Department of Political Science, regarding changes within the United States Supreme Court and how they could affect Tennessee.
From police shootings, to establishing religion, to transgender bathrooms, several high-profile cases likely to come before the US Supreme Court this spring could reshape some of our nation’s laws, according to UT Professor Richard Pacelle.
Senate hearings for Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the US Supreme Court are under way in Washington, DC, this week. If appointed, he would have a hand in interpreting the Constitution and thus shaping the nation’s laws relating to primary issues including immigration and deportation; presidential power; free speech; and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender rights, said Richard Pacelle, head of UT’s Department of Political Science.
President Donald Trump’s first order of business was signing an executive order that ordered federal agencies to ease the burden from Obamacare. WVLT interviewed political science professor, Richard Pacelle, to discuss the implications of Trump’s action.
The Knoxville News Sentinel included Rich Pacelle, head of the Department of Political Science, and Krista Wiegand, associate professor of political science and national security expert at the Baker Center, in a story examining what the administration of president-elect Donald Trump’s administration would look like.
Media outlets turned to experts from UT to help better understand the election, its aftermath, and why the polls were so wrong.
Less than two weeks away from Election Day, a presidential candidate and supporters have been declaring that they believe the election system is rigged. Rich Pacelle, head of the UT Department of Political Science, in an interview with WATE-TV Channel 6 noted that the possibility of voter fraud is low, adding that less than one percent of voter fraud happens in the US.
What would happen if Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton were to drop out before the election? A UT expert weighs in.