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Litigation

 

Taylor v. Kobach

Case Information

Date Filed: September 9, 2014
State: Kansas
Issue: Ballot Access
Courts that Heard this Case: Kansas Supreme Court (Case 112,431)

Issue:

Under Kansas law, can U.S. Senate candidate Chad Taylor withdraw his name from the ballot following the primary election?

Status:

Petition for Writ of Mandamus and Emergency Motion for Temporary Restraining Order filed 9/9/14. Oral argument held 9/16/14. Opinion issued 9/18/14.

Supreme Court Documents

Commentary

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

http://www.dispatch.com/news/20180207/inside-story-on-ohios-redistricting-deal

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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