- Campaign Finance: Balancing Political Inequality with Free Speech, with Rick Hasen
- Election Day Brings Victories for Many Moritz Alumni
- Foley writes op-ed in New York Times for Election Day
- Tokaji releases new election spending book
- Chairs of presidential commission to talk about election recommendations
Week of December 18, 2011
The latest election law headlines taken from media outlets across the country during the week of December 18, 2011.
- Maine - Report: 2010 election showed big spike in outside campaign spending in Maine (Lewiston Sun Journal)
- Florida - Election law changes may be confusing absentee voters (Orlando Sentinel)
- Texas - Federal judges slam Texas’ redistricting formula (Houston Chronicle)
- Ohio - U.S. government investigation finds Cuyahoga County's election machines are flawed (Cleveland Plain Dealer)
- Indiana - Plot thickens as judge rules against Indiana Secretary of State Charlie White (Indianapolis Star)
- South Carolina - DMV official: SC board used flawed voter data (AP)
- Florida - FEC report: Buchanan and campaign ‘more likely than not’ violated campaign laws (Sarasota Herald-Tribune)
- South Carolina - Justice Dept. rejects South Carolina voter ID law, calling it discriminatory (The Washington Post)
- Connecticut - Conn. lawmakers face noon redistricting deadline (Newsday)
- Rhode Island - R.I. Rep. Cicilline gets help in contentious redistricting battle (The Washington Post)
- New Jersey - Old law may play part in judge's decision over New Jersey's recent Fourth District assembly election (Gloucester County Times)
- Iowa - Iowa GOP worried by hacker threat to caucus vote (AP)
Below is a list of important litigation documents that were added to our site during the week of December 18, 2011. For a complete list of documents for a particular case, please visit the respective case page. You can view all cases EL@M is following by visiting the Major Pending Cases.
- LaRoque v. Holder/Nix v. Holder (Case Page)
Memorandum Opinion Granting Summary Judgment in Favor of U.S. and Defendants-Intervenors (filed 12/22/11)
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