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Litigation

Maksym v. Board of Elections Commissioners of the City of Chicago

Case Information

Date Filed: January 25, 2011
State: Illinois
Issue: Candidate Eligibility
Courts that Heard this Case: Illinois Supreme Court (Case 111773)

Issue:

Whether Rahm Emanuel is a resident of Chicago and therefore eligible to run for mayor.

Status:

Appellate Court opinion entered 1/24/11. Supreme Court Opinion entered 1/27/11.  Final Order entered 1/28/11.

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Commentary

Edward B. Foley

Flagging Online Falsehoods

Edward B. Foley

A remedy for foreign disinformation attacks

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In the News

Edward B. Foley

Ohio voters may change way Congress lines are drawn

Professor Edward Foley was quoted in the Dayton Daily News about the potential outcomes of several cases before the U.S. Supreme Court that will address partisan gerrymandering.

“One direction is the court basically abandoning any role to try to police excessive partisanship in these maps,” Foley said. “The other fork in the road would take the federal judiciary down the path of being something of a police officer on this issue.”
 

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Info & Analysis

Federal Court Finds Unconstitutional Partisan Gerrymandering in North Carolina

A three-judge panel of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina released a lengthy opinion Tuesday finding that North Carolina\'s 2016 Congressional Redistricting Plan was an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander. The case is Common Cause v. Rucho.

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