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Litigation

Brown v. Rokita

Case Information

Date Filed / Ended: November 3, 2008 / February 4, 2009
State: Indiana
Issue: Voter Registration
Courts that Heard this Case: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana (Case 1:08-cv-01484)

Issue:

Whether the rejection of voter registrations that were made using an "old form" of the state voter registration application violates the National Voter Registration Act, the Voting Rights Act, and the U.S. Constitution.

Status:

Complaint and Motion for Temporary Restraining Order filed on 11/3/08. Agreed Stipulation of Dismissal filed by Plaintiff and Defendant 1/28/09. Order of Dismissal without Prejudice entered 2/4.

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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