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Format: 12-17-2017
Format: 12-17-2017
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
Dear Senator, We the undersigned organizations write in strong support of The Equal Employment for All Act (S.1819), introduced by Senator Elizabeth Warren. The bill would eliminate an unfair and...
September 19, 2017 | Advocacy Letter |
Demos
INTRODUCTION AND SUMMARY OF ARGUMENT As amici demonstrate in Part I, the Democracy Voucher program (“the program”) serves the City’s important interests in strengthening local democracy in Seattle...
September 19, 2017 | Litigation |
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 |
Demos
ACLU of Ohio
ACLU
Dear Member of Congress: On behalf of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and the undersigned 184 national, state, and local organizations, we urge you to immediately pass...
September 7, 2017 | Advocacy Letter |
The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
Introduction The plaintiffs — all non-profit organizations — challenge California’s implementation of the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (“NVRA” or “Act”). 52 U.S.C. § 20501 et seq.1 The Act...
August 28, 2017 | Litigation |
Demos