Litigation

Brief filed in U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of Maine Citizens for Clean Elections and other amici.
10/22/2010
Publication
Respect Maine PAC. v. Walter McKee On Tuesday, October 5, the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit rejected a motion for an emergency injunction to invalidate the matching funds provision of Maine's Clean Election law, the contribution limit for gubernatorial candidates, and certain...
10/08/2010
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Brief Filed in the First Circuit Court of Appeals, on Behalf of Maine Citizens for Clean Elections.
10/04/2010
Publication
The court finds that the New York public college and university system violates the National Voter Registration Act by failing to offer voter registration opportunities at those offices serving disabled students at the state's public universities and colleges, which the statute requires.
03/22/2010
Publication
Before the Committee today is HB 496, the No Representation Without Population Act, which would correct within the state of Maryland a long-standing flaw in the decennial Census that counts incarcerated people as residents of the wrong location.
03/08/2010
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The Ohio Secretary of State (SOS) and the Director of the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services (ODJFS) entered into a settlement agreement on November 25, 2009, concluding a lawsuit brought three years earlier by low-income residents Carrie Harkless and Tameca Mardis and ACORN to ensure that...
11/30/2009
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Democracy Program Director Brenda Wright co-authored (with the American Independent Business Alliance) the following amicus brief.  It was filed in July of 2009. The Supreme Court’s decisions in Austin and McConnell both are premised on the long-standing recognition that “the special...
07/15/2009
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