Unformatted text preview: i. People have to make decisions moving forward so they must have foresight, and so there are many debates about what should be considered reasonably foreseeable. III. 2000 election as example of failed system a. Votomatic b. Butterfly ballot c. Debate over methods of establishing “voter intent” d. Debate over the human judgment versus mechanical objectivity. i. Mechanical – machine doesn’t care about outcome and just makes its decision based on preprogrammed mechanical procedures. ii. Rhenquist argued that there was no error of tabulation because the instructions were clear and the people who made mistakes simply do not deserve to have their votes counted....
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This note was uploaded on 10/28/2007 for the course GOVT 3091 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '07 term at Cornell.
- Spring '07