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Georgia State Conference of the NAACP v. Kemp

Case Information

Date Filed: June 6, 2011
State: Georgia
Issue: Ballot Access
Courts that Heard this Case: U.s. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia (Case 1:11-cv-01849)

Issue:

Whether Georgian Secretary of State Kemp has violated Section 7 of the National Voter Registration Act by neglecting to provide infovoter registration service to its public assistance clients.

Status:

Statement of Interest of US filed 10/5/11. Reply Brief in support of Motion to Dismiss filed 9/26/11.Plaintiff's Opposition to Defendant's Motion to Dismiss filed 9/09/11. Motion to Dismiss filed 8/10/11. Complaint Filed 6/06/11.

District Court Documents

Commentary

Edward B. Foley

A Special Master for the Cohen Case?

Edward B. Foley

There should be a strong presumption against special treatment just because the president is involved. 

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In the News

Edward B. Foley

Columbus City Council Will See Some Reforms, But Not For Another Six Years

Professor Edward Foley was quoted in WOSU about changes to Columbus City Council that will stem from the passage of Issue 3.

 

“In a city where one political party is dominant, it makes sense to think about the citizen's commission to take it out of the hands of the politicians,” Foley said. “Because if you leave it in the hands of the politicians, it’s hard to get balance between the two parties.”


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Info & Analysis

In 5-4 Decision, U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Ohio Voter Purge Procedure

In a 5-4 opinion issued today, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld Ohio\'s system of purging inactive voters from the rolls. The case is Husted v. Ohio A. Philip Randolph Institute.

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