Litigation

Concerned groups The Brennan Center for  Justice at NYU School of Law (“Brennan Center”), Common Cause, Dēmos: A Network for Ideas and Action (“Dēmos”), The League of Women Voters of the United States (“the League”), and U. S. Public Interest Research Group (“U.S. PIRG”), by their...
03/09/2009
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The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and Illinois Department of Human Services (DHS), the state's public assistance agency, entered into an agreement to ensure the state's compliance with Section 7 of the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) of 1993.
12/19/2008
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      League of Women Voters of Ohio v. Brunner
11/26/2008
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The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals reverses the lower court's August 2007 dismissal of the case, holding that both Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner and Director Helen E. Jones-Kelley of the Department of Job and Family Services (DJFS) have responsibility to ensure that the local offices...
10/28/2008
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Demos and other voting rights advocates filed a "friend-of-the court" brief in the Southern District Court of Ohio, pointing out that wholesale purging of state voter rolls based on discrepancies between different government databases would violate the very statute on which the Ohio GOP's lawsuit...
10/07/2008
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A Federal District Court in the Southern District of Ohio issued a ruling refusing a request by the Ohio Republican Party to halt Same-Day Registration, but ruled that the state must permit observers at early voting sites.
09/29/2008
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The Ohio Supreme Court rejected an effort by Ohio Republicans to halt Same-Day Registration (SDR), ruling that the procedure is lawful under longstanding Ohio law.
09/29/2008
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Siding with voting rights groups and Ohio Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner, U.S. District Judge James Gwin of the Northern District of Ohio held that county boards of elections must allow simultaneous registration and absentee voting during the upcoming early voting period in order to comply...
09/29/2008
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Demos and other voting rights advocates filed a "friend-of-the-court" brief in the Ohio Supreme Court today the court to uphold Ohios procedures allowing a period of Same-Day Registration (SDR) for the upcoming November 2008 election.
09/24/2008
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