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Format: 11-20-2017
Format: 11-20-2017
SUMMARY OF ARGUMENT This case presents the question of whether the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) allows states to initiate the process for removing citizens from the registration rolls...
September 22, 2017 | Litigation |
Paul M. Smith — Campaign Legal Center
Danielle Lang — Campaign Legal Center
SUMMARY OF ARGUMENT Voter inactivity is a poor measure to identify ineligible voters. Ohio presumes that a registrant who has failed to vote in a single federal election has likely moved...
September 22, 2017 | Litigation |
Eric T. Schneiderman — Attorney General State of NY
Barbara D. Underwood — Solicitor General
Steven C. Wu — Deputy Solicitor General
Seth M. Rokosky — Assistant Solicitor General
Xavier Becerra — Attorney General State of Caifornia
George Jepsen — Attorney General State of Connecticut
Matthew P. Denn — Attorney General State of Delaware
Douglas S. Chin — Attorney General State of Hawai'i
Lisa Madigan — Attorney State General State of Illinois
Thomas J. Miller — Attorney State General State of Iowa
Andy Beshear — Attorney State General State of Kentucky
Brian E. Frosh — Attorney State General State of Maryland
Hector Balderas — Attorney General State of New Mexico
Ellen F. Rosenblum — Attorney General State of Oregon
Bob Ferguson — Attorney General State of Washington
Karl A. Racine — Attorney General District of Columbia
SUMMARY OF ARGUMENT Petitioner tries to defend voter registration purges triggered by non-voting as a “longstanding state practice.” Brief for the Petitioner at 2. “Longstanding” as Ohio’...
September 22, 2017 | Litigation |
Linda C. Goldstein — Counsel of Record
Konstantin Medvedovsky — DECHERT LLP
SUMMARY OF ARGUMENT Ohio’s Supplemental Process purports to purge from its rolls those voters who have moved, but, in reality, it targets voters for failure to vote in violation of the National...
September 22, 2017 | Litigation |
Brigida Benitez — Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Jessica I. Rothschild — Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Niyati Shah — AAJC
Terry Ao Minnis — AAJC
John Yang — AAJC
Erin Hustings — National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials Education Fund
Jose Perez — LatinoJustice PRLDEF
Joanna E. Cuevas Ingram — LatinoJustice PRLDEF
INTRODUCTION AND SUMMARY OF ARGUMENT This case arises under the National Voter Registration Act. But the Ohio policy at issue—a “use-it-or-lose it” rule whereby a registered voter is...
September 22, 2017 | Litigation |
Thomas G. Saunders — Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
Ari J. Savitzky — Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
Janine M. Lopez — Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
Katherine V. Mackey — Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
Jason D. Hirsch — Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
INTRODUCTION AND SUMMARY OF ARGUMENT Despite centuries of struggle, the sacred right to vote continues to evade a large number of voters of color in the United States. as the court has...
September 22, 2017 | Litigation |
Martin L. Saad — Venable LLP
Kathleen K. Sheridan — Venable LLP
John C. Vazquez — Venable LLP
Christopher N. Moran — Venable LLP
Bradford M. Berry — NAACP
Janette M. Louard — NAACP
Khyla D. Craine — NAACP
Gilda R. Daniels — Advancement Project
Judith Browne Dianis — Advancement Project
Donita Judge — Advancement Project
Eileen Ma — Advancement Project
Andrew Hairston — Advancement Project
James Workman — Ohio State Conference of the NAACP
H. Lee Thompson — Ohio State Conference of the NAACP
SUMMARY OF ARGUMENT Ohio’s “Supplemental Process” for removing registrants from its voter rolls, which is triggered by an individual’s failure to vote for a mere two years, violates the plain...
September 22, 2017 | Litigation |
Kristen Clarke — Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
Jon M. Greenbaum — Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
Ezra D. Rosenburg — Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
Brendan Downes — Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
Michael C. Keats — Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
Michele L Pahmer — Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
Daniel N. Bertaccini — Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
SUMMARY OF ARGUMENT The purge provisions contained in Section 8 of the NVRA are designed to prevent states from instituting practices to remove registered voters from the rolls based on...
September 22, 2017 | Litigation |
Wendy R. Weiser — Brennan Center for Justice
Myrna Perez — Brennan Center for Justice
Jonathan Brater — Brennan Center for Justice
John A. Freedman — Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Peter Schildkraut — Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Elisabeth S. Theodore — Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Jeremy Karpatkin — Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Andrew W. Beyer — Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
SUMMARY OF ARGUMENT There is no greater symbol of our democracy than our citizens’ right to vote. The NVRA protects this fundamental right through two provisions that Ohio’s Supplemental...
September 22, 2017 | Litigation |
Steven A. Hirsch — Keker, Van Nest & Peters, LLP
David J. Silbert — Keker, Van Nest & Peters, LLP
INTRODUCTION Ohio assumes that a registered voter who has not voted or engaged in other voter activity for two years “may have moved.” Directive 2015-09, R.42-2, PageID#1588. It directs...
September 15, 2017 | Litigation |
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