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The Andrew Goodman Foundation v. Bostelmann

Case Information

Date Filed: November 19, 2019
State: Wisconsin
Issues: Student Voting, Voter Fraud
Current Court: U.S. District Court District for the Western District of Wisconsin (Case 3:19-cv-00955)

Issue:

Plaintiffs challenge Wisconsin's Student Voter ID Restriction on grounds that it violates the 26th Amendment.

Status:

Complaint filed 11/19/19. Motion to stay filed 12/4/19. Answer filed 1/6/20. Amended Complaint filed 1/22/20. Motion for Preliminary Injunction 1/22/20. Answer to Amended Complaint 2/5/20. 

U.S. District of Western District of Wisconsin Court Documents

  • Complaint pdf file (11/19/19)
  • JS-44 Civil Cover Sheet pdf file (11/19/19)
  • Summons - Bostelmann pdf file (11/19/19)
  • Summons - Glancey pdf file (11/19/19)
  • Summons - Jacobs pdf file (11/19/19)
  • Summons - Knudson pdf file (11/19/19)
  • Summons - Spindell, Jr. pdf file (11/19/19)
  • Summons - Thomsen pdf file (11/19/19)
  • Motion to Stay by Defendants Marge Bostelmann, Julie M. Glancey, Ann S. Jacobs, Dean Knudson, Robert F. Spindell, Jr, Mark L. Thomsen pdf file (12/4/19)
  • Brief In Support Of Motion To Stay By Defendants Marge Bostelmann, Julie M. Glancey, Ann S. Jacobs, Dean Knudson, Robert F. Spindell, Jr, Mark L. Thomsen pdf file (12/4/19)
  • Brief In Opposition By Plaintiff The Andrew Goodman Foundation re: Motion To Stay pdf file (//)
  • Answer By Defendants pdf file (1/6/20)
  • Brief In Reply By Defendants Marge Bostelmann, Julie M. Glancey, Ann S. Jacobs, Dean Knudson, Robert F. Spindell, Jr., Mark L. Thomsen In Support Of Motion To Stay. pdf file (1/8/20)
  • Amended Complaint Against Marge Bostelmann, Julie M. Glancey, Ann S. Jacobs, Dean Knudson, Robert F. Spindell, Jr, Mark L. Thomsen pdf file (1/22/20)
  • Order Granting Motion To Stay; Denying As Moot Motion To Reschedule Hearing; Denying Motion For Preliminary Injunction pdf file (2/5/20)
  • Answer To Amended Complaint And Affirmative Defenses By Defendants pdf file (2/5/20)
  • Commentary

    Edward B. Foley

    Gerrymandering as Viewpoint Discrimination: A "Functional Equivalence" Test

    Edward B. Foley

    A First Amendment test for identifying when a map is functionally equivalent to a facially discriminatory statute.

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    In the News

    Daniel P. Tokaji

    This is why US election ballots routinely go missing

    Professor Dan Tokaji was quoted in USA Today about the prevalence of missing election ballots.

     

    "Most of the time, it just goes unreported because it doesn't affect the result," Tokaji said. 


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