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Format: 09-21-2017
Format: 09-21-2017
Demos, along with a coalition of national voting rights groups including Project Vote, the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, the NAACP, and the law firm of Dechert LLP, filed a Complaint...
June 11, 2012 | Litigation |
Demos
This amicus brief, submitted to the U.S. Supreme Court on May 18, 2012, argues that the Court should not summarily reverse the decision of the Montana Supreme Court upholding a state law restricting...
May 18, 2012 | Litigation |
Demos
In a Complaint filed today in federal district court in Boston, plaintiffs point to what they say is clear evidence that the Commonwealth and DTA are not complying with federal law: The number...
May 15, 2012 | Litigation |
Demos
Project Vote
Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights
Dear Secretary Aichele, We write on behalf of the Black Political Empowerment Project (B-PEP), persons eligible to register to vote who they represent, and others similarly situated to notify you...
April 26, 2012 | Litigation |
The Georgia Secretary of State (SOS) and the Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) entered into a settlement agreement on April 17, 2012, concluding a lawsuit brought by the...
April 19, 2012 | Litigation |
In 2010, New York passed a law mandating that incarcerated persons be counted at their home residences for the purposes of drawing state legislative districts. Prior to the legislation’s enactment,...
February 24, 2012 | Litigation |
This unanimous panel decision was written by Chief Judge Briscoe and was joined by Judges Gorsuch and Matheson.  The U.S. Department of Justice filed an amicus brief in support of...
February 22, 2012 | Litigation |
On February 1, 2012 a U.S. District Court denied a motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought by a Demos and a coalition of voting rights groups to remedy the State of Georgia's failure to provide voter...
February 1, 2012 | Litigation |
US District Court Northern District of Georgia Atlanta Division
After the 2010 decennial census, Maryland enacted a new redistricting plan in October 2011 for its eight congressional districts. The plaintiffs, nine African-American residents of Maryland,...
December 23, 2011 | Litigation |
United States District Court for The District of Maryland