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Format: 07-22-2018
Format: 07-22-2018
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 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
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
INTEREST OF AMICI CURIAE The American Civil Liberties Union Foundation (“ACLU”) is a nationwide, non-partisan organization of approximately 1.6 million members, nearly 300 staff attorneys...
June 12, 2017 | Litigation |
Stuart Naifeh, Dēmos
Naila Awan, Dēmos
Sophia Link Lakin, American Civil Liberties Foundation, Inc.
Sean J. Young, American Civil Liberties Foundation of Georgia, Inc.
QUESTION PRESENTED  Whether a law that removes all governmental authority from locally-elected officials in municipalities that have disproportionately large minority populations...
May 10, 2017 | Litigation |
Juan Cartagena, LatinoJustice PRLDEF
Joanna Elisa Cuevas Ingram, LatinoJustice PRLDEF
Brenda Wright, Demos
Naila S. Awan, Demos
David W. Rivkin, Counsel on Record
STATEMENT OF INTEREST OF AMICI CURIAE Amicus curiae Project Vote Inc. is a national non-partisan, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization based in Washington, D.C., whose mission is to ensure that the...
February 13, 2017 | Litigation |
Scott Novakowski
Stuart Naifeh
Cameron Bell
Sarah C. Marberg
Daryl L. Kleiman
Ira Feinberg