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Litigation

 

NAACP v. Kemp

Case Information

Date Filed: October 10, 2014
State: Georgia
Issue: Voter Registration
Courts that Heard this Case: Superior Court of Fulton County (Case 2014CV252546)

Issue:

Whether the Secretary of State is unlawfully denying citizens the right to vote by failing to make timely eligibility decisions.

Status:

Petition for Writ of Mandamus filed 10/14/14. Order Denying Motion for Expedited Discovery filed 10/20/14. Muscogee County's Answer filed 10/22/14. Order Dismissing Petition filed 10/28/14.

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

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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