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Litigation

 

Fair Fight Action v. Crittenden

Case Information

Date Filed: November 27, 2018
State: Georgia
Issue: Voter Supression
Current Court: U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia (Case 1:18-cv-05391)

Issue:

Whether the Secretary of State's office and the state election board systematically blocked minority voters from the polls in the Nov. 6th election. 

Status:

Complaint filed 11/27/18. Motion to Dismiss filed 1/28/19. Submission of Motiont to Dismiss District Judge Steve c. Jones filed 2/26/2019. 

 

District Court Documents

  • Complaint pdf file (11/27/18)
  • Motion to Dismiss pdf file (1/28/19)
  • Response to Motion to Dismiss pdf file (2/11/19)
  • Supplemental Certificate of Interested Persons pdf file (2/19/19)
  • Amended Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief pdf file (2/19/19)
  • Joint Preliminary Report and Discovery Plan pdf file (2/27/19)
  • Plaintiffs' Initial Disclosures pdf file (2/27/19)
  • State Defendants' Renewed Motion to Dismiss pdf file (3/5/19)
  • Response to Defendants' Renewed Motion to Dismiss pdf file (3/19/19)
  • Commentary

    Edward B. Foley

    The Gerrymandering Cases

    Edward B. Foley

    A memo analyzing the First Amendment and Article I issues, explaining why the latter is the better basis for judicial review of congressional gerrymanders.

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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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    Info & Analysis

    U.S. District Judge Orders that Individuals Flagged by Georgia Database Can Vote in Midterms

    Ruling on the plaintiffs\' emergency motion, a U.S. District Judge ordered that individuals flagged for potential citizenship issues by a Georgia database can still vote in the midterms. The judge\'s order set forth specific ways these indivduals can vote. The case is Georgia Coalition for the People\'s Agenda v. Kemp.

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