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Litigation

 

U.S. v. Florida, Detzner

Case Information

Date Filed: June 12, 2012
State: Florida
Issues: State Voter Registration Databases, Voter Fraud, Voter Eligibility
Courts that Heard this Case: U.S. District Court for Northern District of Florida (Case 4:12-cv-00285-WS-CAS)

Issue:

Whether Florida's purge of state voter rolls violates Section 8 of the NVRA.

See also Mi Familia Vota Education Fund v. Detzner.

Status:

Complant filed 6/12/12. Answer filed 7/3/12. Joint Motion for Stay of Proceedings filed 9/27/12. Stay extended 12/5/12.

 

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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