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Litigation

 

Supreme Court of Kansas

Case Information

Date Filed: September 18, 2000
State: Kansas
Issue: Ballot Access
Courts that Heard this Case: Supreme Court of Kansas (Case 112487)

Issue:

Whether the Kansas Democratic Party is required under Kansas law to name a candidate for U.S. Senate for the November election.

Status:

Writ of Mandamus filed 9/18/14.

Date Filed: September 18, 2014
State: Kansas
Issue: Ballot Access
Courts that Heard this Case: Supreme Court of Kansas (Case 112487)

Issue:

Whether Kansas law requires the Kansas Democratic Party to name a candidate for U.S. Senate for the November election.

Status:

Writ of Mandamus filed 9/18/14. Order sending case to lower court filed 9/23/14. Opinion and Judgment of Shawnee County District Court filed 10/1/14.

Kansas Supreme Court Documents

Shawnee County 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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