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Litigation

Brown v. Rokita

Case Information

Date Filed / Ended: November 3, 2008 / February 4, 2009
State: Indiana
Issue: Voter Registration
Courts that Heard this Case: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana (Case 1:08-cv-01484)

Issue:

Whether the rejection of voter registrations that were made using an "old form" of the state voter registration application violates the National Voter Registration Act, the Voting Rights Act, and the U.S. Constitution.

Status:

Complaint and Motion for Temporary Restraining Order filed on 11/3/08. Agreed Stipulation of Dismissal filed by Plaintiff and Defendant 1/28/09. Order of Dismissal without Prejudice entered 2/4.

District Court Documents

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

Tempe City Council Moves Ahead With Ordinance To Limit 'Dark Money'

Professor Edward Foley appeared on KJZZ to discuss an ordinance in Tempe, Arizona that could limit the influence of “dark money” on its municipal elections.

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Info & Analysis

Sixth Circuit Reverses Dismissal of Ohio ADA Case Alleging Discrimination Against Blind Voters

In an opinion released today, a three-judge panel of the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the decision of the district court dismissing a lawsuit alleging that Ohio\'s absentee voter system discriminates against blind voters. According to the panel, the district court accepted Ohio Secretary of State John Husted\'s \"fundamental alteration\" defense without any evidentiary support. The case, Hindel v. Husted, was remanded to the district court for further proceedings.

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