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Litigation

 

U.S. v. Florida, Detzner

Case Information

Date Filed: June 12, 2012
State: Florida
Issues: State Voter Registration Databases, Voter Fraud, Voter Eligibility
Courts that Heard this Case: U.S. District Court for Northern District of Florida (Case 4:12-cv-00285-WS-CAS)

Issue:

Whether Florida's purge of state voter rolls violates Section 8 of the NVRA.

See also Mi Familia Vota Education Fund v. Detzner.

Status:

Complant filed 6/12/12. Answer filed 7/3/12. Joint Motion for Stay of Proceedings filed 9/27/12. Stay extended 12/5/12.

 

District 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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