Litigation

Demos and Project Vote sent a letter to Secretary of State Kurt Browning informing him that Florida's Department of Health Services (DHS) as well as Department of Children and Families (DCF) are not in full compliance with the National Voter Registration Act, citing evidence of failures to offer...
01/29/2008
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Although photo ID and proof of citizenship proposals are offered as necessary to prevent fraud in elections, we know, based on experience and data from other states, that the facts do not warrant these extreme measures, and that all available evidence suggests that voter fraud of the kind that...
06/13/2007
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Carrie Harkless, Tameca Mardis and the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN), alleges that offices of the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services failed to provide Ms. Harkless, Ms. Mardis and thousands of other low-income Ohioans with the opportunity to register to vote...
09/20/2006
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QUESTIONS PRESENTED   1.  Whether Vermont’s mandatory limits on campaign expenditures by candidates for public office are constitutional under the First and Fourteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution.    2.  Whether the dollar amounts of Vermont’s...
02/06/2006
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QUESTIONS PRESENTED   1.  Whether Vermont’s mandatory limits on campaign expenditures by candidates for public office are constitutional under the First and Fourteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution.    2.  Whether the dollar amounts of Vermont’s...
06/15/2005
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On April 23, 2003, the United States Supreme Court will hear oral argument in Nike v. Kasky. In that case, a California activist, Marc Kasky, brought a claim alleging that athletic apparel maker Nike Inc. deliberately misrepresented facts about working conditions at overseas factories as part of a...
04/23/2003
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STATEMENT OF THE ISSUES  I.  Whether the single justice erred in exempting cash accounts of the Commonwealth from a levy of execution to satisfy monetary judgments issued to certified clean elections candidates when such cash accounts are subject to execution...
06/19/2002
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In Daggett v. Webster, the Maine ACLU refiled its constitutional challenge to the Maine Clean Election Act. This law lowers campaign contribution limits, creates a voluntary system of full public funding for statewide and state legislative candidates, and strengthens state election laws. Maine...
11/05/1996
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