Litigation

In 2010, New York passed a law mandating that incarcerated persons be counted at their home residences for the purposes of drawing state legislative districts. Prior to the legislation’s enactment, they were counted at the prisons, meaning that legislative districts with prisons were credited with...
09/13/2011
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We write on behalf of the Michigan State Conference  of the NAACP, persons eligible to register to vote that it represents, and others similarly situated to notify you that the State of Michigan is not in compliance with Section 7 of the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (“NVRA...
08/22/2011
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After careful consideration of the parties' arguments and key precedents, we conclude that Maine's laws pass constitutional muster. Central to our holding is the nature of the laws NOM challenges here. These provisions neither erect a barrier to political speech nor limit its quantity. Rather, they...
08/11/2011
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Richard L. Brodsky v. United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission PRELIMINARY STATEMENT Plaintiffs New York State Assemblyman Richard L. Brodsky for the 92nd District, Westchester Citizens Awareness Network, Public Health and Sustainable Energy and Sierra Club - Atlantic Chapter (“Plaintiffs”)...
08/11/2011
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Richard L. Brodsky v. United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission INTRODUCTION 1. This is an action for adjudication, annulment, declaratory judgment and/or for injunctive relief. This action arises under the Constitution and statutes of the United States, including, but not limited to the Atomic...
08/11/2011
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Richard L. Brodsky v. United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission Download the scanned Decision above.
08/11/2011
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The Arizona Citizens Clean Elections Act created a public financing system to fund the primary and general election campaigns of candidates for state office. Candidates who opt to participate, and who accept certain campaign restrictions and obligations, are granted an initial outlay of public...
06/27/2011
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Demos and other voting rights advocates file suit to force Georgia to comply with the National Voter Registration Act Introduction 1.  This action seeks declaratory and injunctive relief to redress defendants' past and ongoing violations of their obligations under Section 7 of the National...
06/06/2011
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The settlement with the state of Indiana sets forth the procedures that Indiana must follow for distributing voter registration applications to public assistance clients, both in its in-person transactions with these clients and in those transactions that occur by mail, over the telephone, and...
05/12/2011
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