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Litigation

 

Georgia NAACP v. Georgia

Case Information

Date Filed: April 20, 2017
State: Georgia
Issue: Voter Registration
Current Court: U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia (Case 1:17-cv-01397)

Issue:

Whether Georgia's runoff election voter registration procedure violates the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA)

Status:

Complaint and TRO Motion filed 4/20/17. First Amended Complaint filed 4/25/17. Defendants' Response to TRO Motion filed 4/28/17. Order Granting Preliminary Injunction filed 5/4/17. Ordered and adjudged that Plaintiffs recover from Defendant in the ammount of 122,171.54 as reasonable attorney's fees and expenses filed 4/11/18

District Court Documents

Commentary

Edward B. Foley

A Special Master for the Cohen Case?

Edward B. Foley

There should be a strong presumption against special treatment just because the president is involved. 

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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

District Judge Rules in Favor of State in Ohio Voter Registration Case

Ruling on forms used by the state of Ohio to remove inactive voters from the voter rolls, U.S. District Judge George Smith found one minor violation of the National Voter Registration Act, but otherwise ruled that the forms did not violate federal law. The case is Ohio A. Philip Randolph Institute v. Husted.

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