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Litigation

Franken v. Olmsted County

Case Information

Date Filed / Ended: December 16, 2008 / December 18, 2008
State: Minnesota
Issues: Recount Resources, Absentee Ballots, MN Senate race 2008
Courts that Heard this Case: District Court, Third Judicial District, Olmsted County (Case 55-CV-08-11879)

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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

Daniel P. Tokaji

Pro-DeWine group to bring dark money to 2018 Ohio governor's race

Professor Dan Tokaji was quoted in Cleveland.com about Securing Ohio’s Future, an advocacy group that isn’t required to disclose its donors or expenses.

"Taking a look at their website, it certainly appears a big part of their purpose is to support the Republican gubernatorial ticket," Tokaji said. "Does that mean they're in violation of the law? I can't say that for sure based on what I've seen, and based on the murkiness of the legal standard, but it's certainly pushing the envelope."
 

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Info & Analysis

U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Maryland Redistricting Case

The U.S. Supreme Court recently added the Maryland redistricting case of Benisek v. Lamone to the merits docket. The court postponed consideration of the jurisdiction question until hearing the case on the merits.

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