Litigation

Amici curiae — submit this brief in support of plaintiff JENEEN BROWN, and in support of the tens of millions of consumers who will be harmed if the district court adopts the broad and novel interpretation sought by Defendant to exclude criminal background checks from Federal Fair Credit Reporting...
08/13/2014
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INTEREST OF AMICI CURIAE This brief is submitted on behalf of organizations engaged in community-based voter registration activities as amici curiae in support of appellants. Collectively, these organizations educate about, and assist with, voter registration for eligible persons and for...
06/10/2014
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Dēmos hereby submits these comments in response to the Request for Public Comment by the U.S Election Assistance Commission regarding the question of whether to amend the State-specific instructions applicable to Arizona, Kansas, and Georgia on the National Mail Voter Registration Form (“Federal...
01/07/2014
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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....
07/25/2013
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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...
02/04/2013
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