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Georgia State Conference of the NAACP v. Kemp

Case Information

Date Filed: June 6, 2011
State: Georgia
Issue: Ballot Access
Courts that Heard this Case: U.s. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia (Case 1:11-cv-01849)

Issue:

Whether Georgian Secretary of State Kemp has violated Section 7 of the National Voter Registration Act by neglecting to provide infovoter registration service to its public assistance clients.

Status:

Statement of Interest of US filed 10/5/11. Reply Brief in support of Motion to Dismiss filed 9/26/11.Plaintiff's Opposition to Defendant's Motion to Dismiss filed 9/09/11. Motion to Dismiss filed 8/10/11. Complaint Filed 6/06/11.

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

Federal Court Finds Partisan Gerrymandering in North Carolina

On remand from the U.S. Supreme Court, a divided three-judge court in the Middle District of North Carolina found a Congressional redistricting plan to be an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander. The case is Common Cause v. Rucho.

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