Litigation

Dear Secretary Whitley, We write to follow up with you about concerns we recently expressed to you regarding Election Advisory No. 2019-02, dated January 25, 2019 (“the Advisory”), relating to the use of DPS data to attempt to identify non-citizen registered voters. Specifically, in our January...
02/25/2019
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Dear Secretary Lawson, We write on behalf of Common Cause Indiana, their respective members, and other Indiana voters to notify you that Indiana Code (“Ind. Code”) § 3-7-38.2-5(d), as amended by Senate Enrolled Act No. 442 (“SB 442”) (effective July 1, 2017), violates Section 8 of...
02/24/2019
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Citing clear evidence that numerous low-income New Jersey residents have been denied the opportunity to register to vote, attorneys from Rutgers Constitutional Law Clinic, Project Vote, Demos, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, and the NAACP have issued this official notice to...
02/24/2019
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This factsheet outlines the key components of the recent settlement agreement in League of Women Voters of Ohio v. Brunner.
02/24/2019
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Statement of Interest This brief is filed on behalf of amici curiae Washington CAN!, Asian Counseling and Referral Service, Every Voice, Fuse, LGBTQ Allyship, OneAmerica, the Washington Democracy Hub, the Washington Public Interest Research Group (“WashPIRG”), and Win Win Network. Amici...
02/24/2019
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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, they were counted at the prisons, meaning that legislative districts with prisons were credited with...
02/24/2019
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Dear Judge Torres:    We write in connection with the Monitor's submission earlier today of revised Patrol Guide Section 212-11 ("PG 212-11") for this Court's review and approval. While Plaintiffs do not object to PG 212-11 as far as it goes, we reserve Plaintiffs' right to develop...
02/22/2019
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QUESTION PRESENTED  Whether a law that removes all governmental authority from locally-elected officials in municipalities that have disproportionately large minority populations, and thereby denies the residents of those municipalities the ability to elect representatives of...
02/22/2019
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Dear Directors Andino, Meacham, Baker, and Wilson: On October 11, 2013, we sent formal notice on behalf of the League of Women Voters of South Carolina ("the League"), the South Carolina State Conference of the NAACP ("NAACP"), their members, and others similarly situated, regarding the faulure of...
02/07/2019
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Dear Judge Hanks: We write on behalf of the Plaintiffs in the above-titled action. In conjunction with this letter, Plaintiffs will be filing a Motion for Preliminary Injunction. Plaintiffs request that the Court enter an expedited briefing schedule that will allow this Motion to be...
02/07/2019
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