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Litigation

 

Huerena v. Reagan

Case Information

Date Filed: June 2, 2016
State: Arizona
Issue: Improper Election Administration
Courts that Heard this Case: Maricopa County Superior Court (Case CV2016-007890)

Issue:

Whether a reduction in polling places violated the Arizona Constitution and statutory law during the primary election in Maricopa County

Status:

Complaint filed 6/2/16. Answer filed 7/6/16. Motion to Dismiss filed 7/6/16. Memorandum opposing motion to dismiss filed 7/20/16. Order Dismissing All Claims with Prejudice 11/3/16.

 

District Court Documents

  • Complaint pdf file (filed 6/2/16)
  • Answer (filed 7/6/16)
  • Motion to Dismiss (filed 7/6/16)
  • Memorandum in Opposition to Motion to Dismiss (filed 7/20/16)
  • Reply in Support of Motion to Dismiss (filed 7/25/16)
  • Order Dismissing All Claims with Prejudice (filed 11/3/16)

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In the News

Edward B. Foley

Ohio voters may change way Congress lines are drawn

Professor Edward Foley was quoted in the Dayton Daily News about the potential outcomes of several cases before the U.S. Supreme Court that will address partisan gerrymandering.

“One direction is the court basically abandoning any role to try to police excessive partisanship in these maps,” Foley said. “The other fork in the road would take the federal judiciary down the path of being something of a police officer on this issue.”
 

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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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