At the same time, Professor Amar described Professor Tillman as a “brilliant” person who was at last gaining mainstream recognition. Professor Tillman made various iterations of that argument, eventually catching the eye of William Baude, a University of Chicago law professor. Professor Blackman approached Professor Tillman and proposed they write about the office issue. In a 2018 ruling, a federal judge in Maryland engaged at length with Professor Tillman’s view — and rejected it. “Now everyone is listening.”The post A Legal Outsider, an Offbeat Theory and the Fate of the 2024 Election appeared first on New York Times.