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Litigation

 

 

League of Women Voters of Illinois v. Quinn

Case Information

Date Filed: September 9, 2011
State: Illinois
Issue: Redistricting
Courts that Heard this Case: U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (Case 1:11-cv-05569)

Issue:

Whether Illinois' redistricting plan violates the First Amendment Guarentee of free expression.

Status:

Complaint filed 9/01/11.

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Supreme Court Documents

 

Commentary

Edward B. Foley

Publication of new BALLOT BATTLES book

Edward B. Foley

I'm delighted that Oxford University Press has published my new book Ballot Battles: The History of Disputed Elections in the United States. I've collected links to last week's blogging related to the book's release. 

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In the News

David  Stebenne

Ohio's presidential drought, what caused it and what can end it

Professor David Stebenne was quoted in a Cleveland Plain-Dealer article about Ohio's presidential drought:

"The more polarized political atmosphere has tilted the playing field against most Ohio politicians," said David Stebenne, a professor of history and law at Ohio State University. "They, like most Ohio voters, are more moderate than the country as a whole. It's become a lot harder for Ohio politicians to get a major-party nomination."

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Info & Analysis

New state voting laws face first presidential election test

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