Decision in League of Women Voters v. Rokita
Sep. 17 - The Indiana Court of Appeals has issued an opinion (9/17) reversing the trial court's dismissal of the League of Women Voters amended complaint for declaratory judgment, which sought a judicial declaration that Indiana's Voter ID law violates the Indiana constitution. The court of appeals further remanded the case to the trial court with instructions to enter an order declaring the Voter ID law void. [See EL@M case page for additional information, along with local reactions from the Indianapolis Star.]
News on the Oral Argument for Citizens United
Sep. 4 - The oral arguments for the case of Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission are set for Wednesday, September 9, and information on the hearing has been leaked thanks to the SCOTUS blog. This will be the first hearing for Justice Sotomayor, with plans to provide the audio of the argument shortly after the hearing. For more discussion on this case, see Edward B. Foley's comment "Citizens United, Stare Decisis and Democracy."