Litigation

Amici long have been concerned with the injustices that flow from the manner in which the Census Bureau currently tabulates incarcerated persons in the U.S. Census, and the resulting impact on redistricting – problems that have come to be known as “prison gerrymandering.” Although the case...
02/13/2017
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STATEMENT OF INTEREST OF AMICI CURIAE Amicus curiae Project Vote Inc. is a national non-partisan, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization based in Washington, D.C., whose mission is to ensure that the American electorate accurately represents the diversity of America’s citizenry. Through its research...
02/13/2017
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North Carolina NAACP, et al., Plaintiffs, v. North Carolina State Board of Elections, et al., Defendants.  STATEMENT OF INTEREST OF THE UNITED STATES The United States respectfully submits this Statement of Interest pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 517, which...
11/02/2016
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On December 15, 2015, Plaintiffs, Action NC, Democracy North Carolina, and North Carolina A. Philip Randolph Institute (“Organizational Plaintiffs”), and Plaintiffs Sherry Denise Holverson, Isabel Najera, and Alexandria Marie Lane (“Individual Plaintiffs”) commenced this action seeking declaratory...
10/27/2016
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Dear Secretary Hargett: We write to notify you that the State of Tennessee is not in compliance with Section 8 of the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (“NVRA”), 52 U.S.C. § 20507, which prohibits States, including Tennessee, from removing voters from the voter rolls except in...
10/25/2016
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This matter is before the Court on Defendant’s Motion to Implement Remedy (Doc. 72) and Plaintiffs’ Motion for Temporary Restraining Order and Motion for an Order to Show Cause (Doc. 74). The Court ordered expedited briefing on the Motions and they are now ripe for review.1 After careful...
10/19/2016
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Dear Mr. Detzner: We write representing the League of Women Voters of Florida, persons eligible to register to vote that this organization represents, and others similarly situated to notify you that the State of Florida is not in compliance with Section 5 of the National Voter Registration Act of...
10/19/2016
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CLAY, Circuit Judge. The A. Philip Randolph Institute (“APRI”), the Northeast Ohio Coalition for the Homeless (“NEOCH”), and Larry Harmon (collectively “Plaintiffs”) filed suit seeking to enjoin the defendant, Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted (“the Secretary”), from removing the names of...
09/23/2016
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Plaintiffs, by and through their undersigned counsel, for their complaint against Defendant, allege as follows: 1. This action concerns the widespread and ongoing removal of eligible voters from the State of Ohio’s voter-registration rolls, as a result of those voters’ decisions not to participate...
06/09/2016
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