This brief is filed on behalf of amici curiae Communications Workers of America, Greenpeace, NAACP, Sierra Club, the American Federation of Teachers, Main Street Alliance, OurTime.org, People for the American Way Foundation, Rock the Vote, U.S.PIRG, the Working Families Organization, and Dēmos....
Amicus Brief, Shelby County, Alabama, v. Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General of the United States of America, et al
Congress’s decision in 2006 to reauthorize § 5 of the Voting Rights Act for 25 years and to maintain the existing coverage formula was a reasonable and appropriate exercise of its enforcement authority under the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments. The jurisdictions covered by § 5 are places where...
Today, Demos and O’Melveny and Myers LLP filed an amicus curiae brief in the U.S. Supreme Court in support of respondents in Arizona v. Inter Tribal Council of Arizona (No. 12-71) on behalf of community-based voter registration organizations Rock the Vote, the National Association for the...
The United States Student Association (“USSA”), the nation’s oldest and largest student- run, student-led organization, is comprised of more than four million students with diverse backgrounds who are currently enrolled in American colleges and universities.2 USSA submits this brief as amicus...
In this Complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Pennsylvania, plaintiffs point to what they say is clear evidence that the Secretary of the Commonwealth and the Pennsylvania Departments of Public Welfare and Health are not complying with federal law. Plaintiffs, the...
We are writing on behalf of Arkansas State Conference of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, League of United Latin American Citizens, persons eligible to register to vote who they represent, and others similarly situated to notify you that the State of Arkansas is not...
This letter details violations of the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) and demands that the Alabama Secretary of State act immediately to bring the state into full compliance with the law or face litigation. Section 7 of the NVRA requires state public assistance agencies that administer...
Demos, along with a coalition of national voting rights groups including Project Vote, the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, the NAACP, and the law firm of Dechert LLP, filed a Complaint against Secretary of State Ross Miller and Director of the department of Health & Human...
This amicus brief, submitted to the U.S. Supreme Court on May 18, 2012, argues that the Court should not summarily reverse the decision of the Montana Supreme Court upholding a state law restricting corporate spending in Montana elections. The brief was authored by Arnold & Porter LLP and...