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Litigation

Virginia NAACP v. Kaine

Case Information

Date Filed / Ended: October 28, 2008 / November 14, 2008
State: Virginia
Issues: Voter Turnout, Improper Election Administration
Courts that Heard this Case: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia (Case 2:08-cv-00508)

Issue:

Whether the allocation of voting equipment and other resources (or lack there of) by the State of Virginia violates the federal constition or the Voting Rights of 1965.

Status:

Complaint filed 10/27/08.

District Court Documents

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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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