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Litigation

 

Barber et al. v. Bennett

Case Information

Date Filed: November 24, 2014
State: Arizona
Issue:
Courts that Heard this Case: (Case )

Date Filed: November 30, -0001
State: Arizona
Issues: Provisional Ballots, Early Voting, Redistricting
Courts that Heard this Case: District of Arizona (Case 14-cv-02489)

Issue:

Whether election officials handling of early ballots and provisional ballots violates the Equal Protection Clause and Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment.

Status:

Complaint filed 11/24/14. Motion for Preliminary Injunction and TRO filed 11/24/14. McSally's Response in Opposition to Motion for Preliminary Injunction filed 11/25/14. McSally's Motion to Dismiss filed 11/25/14. Defendant's Response to Motion for Preliminary Injunction filed 11/25/14. Order  denying 11/27/14. Answer filed 12/11/14. Stipulation of Dismissal filed 2/18/15. Order pursuant to Stipulation to Dismiss filed 2/20/15.

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

U.S. Supreme Court upholds Ohio voter purging process

Professor Edward Foley was quoted in The Blade about Ohio’s voter purge law, which was upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court. 

 

“I don’t think there’s any real reason to believe that the drop-off is going to be significant,” Mr. Foley said. “The Ohio law that was upheld in this case never disenfranchised anybody.”

 

 

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Info & Analysis

Supreme Court Upholds Most Texas Districts in Racial Gerrymandering Case

In a 5-4 decision that reversed the ruling of the District Court, the U.S. Supreme Court determined that the drawing of most of the disputed Texas districts did not violate the Constitution or the Voting Rights Act. The case is Abbott v. Perez.

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