Litigation

Plaintiffs learned earlier today (Sunday, November 4, 2018) that Duval County Supervisor of Elections Mike Hogan (“Duval Supervisor Hogan”) is not providing any Spanish-language facsimile ballots at early voting sites, in violation of this Court’s September 10, 2018 corrected Preliminary Injunction...
11/05/2018
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Conclusion In the final analysis, this Court holds that all four factors weigh for Plaintiffs on their first form of relief sought, the implementation of the APRI Exception. Plaintiffs have a reasonable, and perhaps even greater, likelihood of success on the merits of their claim that Defendant...
10/31/2018
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Appellants Ohio A. Philip Randolph Institute (“APRI”), Northeast Ohio Coalition for the Homeless (“NEOCH”), and Larry Harmon move for an injunction pending appeal pursuant to Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure 8(a). Immediate injunctive relief is necessary to protect voters whom Appellee...
10/16/2018
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Plaintiffs Ohio A. Philip Randolph Institute (“APRI”), the Northeast Ohio Coalition for the Homeless (“NEOCH”), and Larry Harmon (together “Plaintiffs”), through their counsel, respectfully move this Court, pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 62(c) and Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure...
10/12/2018
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This matter is before the Court on the parties cross-motions for final judgment on the remaining claim in this case (Doc. 132 and 133).1 Additionally, Plaintiffs submitted a Reply brief (Doc. 139). The parties have agreed to submit all remaining legal arguments and the requested relief sought in...
10/10/2018
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ORDER Before the Court is Plaintiff’s Motion for a Preliminary Injunction (Doc. #31). The Court, being duly advised of the premises, grants in part and denies in part said motion. Click to download the full order BACKGROUND On April 17, 2018, Plaintiffs League of Women Voters of Missouri, St. Louis...
09/20/2018
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SUMMARY OF THE ARGUMENT In their brief urging reversal of the district court’s grant of summary judgment to Plaintiffs-Appellees, Defendants-Appellants (“Appellants”) argue that they have not violated the National Voter Registration Act (“NVRA”), 52 U.S.C. § 20501, et seq., by...
09/12/2018
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ORDER GRANTING MOTION FOR PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION IN PART Here we are again. The clock hits 6:00 a.m. Sonny and Cher’s “I Got You Babe” starts playing. Denizens of and visitors to Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania eagerly await the groundhog’s prediction. And the state of Florida is alleged to violate...
09/07/2018
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SUMMARY OF THE ARGUMENT Florida automatically strips persons convicted of any felony of the right to vote. Fla. Const. art. VI, § 4(a); Fla. Stat. § 97.041(2)(b) (2018). This case is about whether the state’s process for restoring voting rights—one in which the Governor has “unfettered...
07/12/2018
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ORDER Before the Court is Defendant John Ashcroft’s Motion to Dismiss (Doc. #28). The Court, being duly advised of the premises, denies said motion. Plaintiffs League of Women Voters, St. Louis A. Philip Randolph Institute, and Greater Kansas City A. Philip Randolph Institute allege claims...
06/21/2018
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