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Litigation

 

Judicial Watch, Inc. v. Husted

Case Information

Date Filed: August 30, 2012
State: Ohio
Issue: Voter Registration
Courts that Heard this Case: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, Eastern Division (Case 2:12-cv-00792)

Issue:

Whether Ohio has complied with voter list maintenance obligations under section 8 of the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA).

Status:

Complaint filed 8/30/12. Answer filed 9/21/12. Pre-trial conference held 11/27/12. Joint Stipulation of Dismissal filed 1/13/14.

 

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

Edward B. Foley

Yes, American democracy is in peril — but don’t blame the bots

A post written by Prof. Edward Foley for SCOTUSblog about Justice Anthony Kennedy’s jurisprudence on voting rights was quoted in Salon.

 

“For Kennedy, freedom comes first and democracy second, and … the purpose of democracy is to preserve and promote personal liberty,” Foley writes. 

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Info & Analysis

Supreme Court Upholds Most Texas Districts in Racial Gerrymandering Case

In a 5-4 decision that reversed the ruling of the District Court, the U.S. Supreme Court determined that the drawing of most of the disputed Texas districts did not violate the Constitution or the Voting Rights Act. The case is Abbott v. Perez.

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