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Correll v. Herring et al

Case Information

Date Filed: June 24, 2016
State: Virginia
Issue: Selection of Presidential Electors
Courts that Heard this Case: District Court (Case 3:16-cv-00467)


Whether Virginia law restricting delegates to a political party's national convention from voting their conscience violates the First Amendment rights to free speech and association.


Complaint (filed 06/24/16). Motion for Temporary Restraining Order and Preliminary Injunction(filed 06/24/16). Order (filed 6/28/16). Amended Complaint (filed 6/29/16). Motion to Intervene (filed 6/30/16). Order granting Motion to Intervene (filed 7/1/16). Opinion and Order for Plaintiff filed 7/11/16.


District Court Documents


Edward B. Foley

Filibusters are not for shutdowns

Edward B. Foley

The minority party must win elections, not derail the government, to prevail on policy.

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In the News

Daniel P. Tokaji


Professor Dan Tokaji was quoted in The Columbus Dispatch about partisan congressional redistricting in Ohio. 



"I can’t think of anywhere where we’ve had a situation like we’ve had here for the past couple of years,” Tokai said. “People in Ohio’s state legislature recognize there’s a serious problem.”


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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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