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Format: 05-23-2018
Format: 05-23-2018
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 |
Demos
ACLU of Ohio
ACLU
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
In January 2016, Oregon became the first state in the country to implement Automatic Voter Registration (AVR).1 AVR increases access to voting by using information already provided to governments...
July 26, 2017 | Policy Brief |
Brian Schaffner
Jesse Rhodes
Methodology: Demos sponsored an online survey among 1,536 registered voters, conducted June 5 to June 14, 2017. The research included a base sample of registered voters and, for deeper...
July 14, 2017 | Explainer |
Demos
INTRODUCTION  For our democracy to thrive, the freedom to vote must be fiercely protected for all citizens, regardless of class or privilege. Yet, much work needs to be done to ensure...
July 7, 2017 | Report |
Stuart Naifeh
Dear Secretary Ashcroft: We write on behalf of the League of Women Voters of Missouri, the St. Louis and Greater Kansas City Chapters of the A. Philip Randolph Institute, persons eligible to...
July 6, 2017 | Advocacy Letter |
Naila Awan, Demos
Denise D. Lieberman, Advancement Project
Dear Secretary of State: On behalf of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights (“The Leadership Conference”), a diverse coalition of more than 200 national organizations committed to...
July 6, 2017 | Advocacy Letter |
The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights