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Litigation

 

Gill v. IRS

Case Information

Date Filed: February 19, 2013
State: Washington, D.C.
Issue: Campaign Finance
Courts that Heard this Case: United States District Court for the District of Columbia (Case 1:13-cv-00213)

Issue:

Whether the IRS regulation allowing tax exempt status for "social welfare" organizations is arbitrary or capricious as applied to groups active in particular political races.

Status:

Complaint filed 2/19/13. IRS's motion to dismiss filed 4/22/13. Plaintiffs' Memo in Opposition to Motion to Dismiss filed 5/17/13. Joint Stipulation of Dismissal filed 6/7/13.

 

District Court Documents

Commentary

Edward B. Foley

Publication of new BALLOT BATTLES book

Edward B. Foley

I'm delighted that Oxford University Press has published my new book Ballot Battles: The History of Disputed Elections in the United States. I've collected links to last week's blogging related to the book's release. 

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In the News

David  Stebenne

Ohio's presidential drought, what caused it and what can end it

Professor David Stebenne was quoted in a Cleveland Plain-Dealer article about Ohio's presidential drought:

"The more polarized political atmosphere has tilted the playing field against most Ohio politicians," said David Stebenne, a professor of history and law at Ohio State University. "They, like most Ohio voters, are more moderate than the country as a whole. It's become a lot harder for Ohio politicians to get a major-party nomination."

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Info & Analysis

New state voting laws face first presidential election test

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