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I. Introduction National Council of La Raza, Las Vegas Branch of the NAACP (BRANCH 1111), and Reno- Sparks Branch of the NAACP (BRANCH 1112) (collectively, “Plaintiffs”), through their undersigned counsel, filed a Complaint in this action on June 11, 2012 alleging violations of...
04/27/2016
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Dear Secretary Cegavske: We write on behalf of Mi Familia Vota Education Fund, Eleanor Newell, and other persons similarly situated to notify you that the State of Nevada is not in compliance with Section 5 of the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (“NVRA”). 52 U.S.C. § 20504....
03/07/2016
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Dear Secretary Husted: We write on behalf of the Ohio A. Philip Randolph Institute (APRI), persons registered to vote in Ohio whose interests APRI represents, and other Ohio voters who have been or may be purged from Ohio’s list of eligible voters pursuant to the “Supplemental Process” outlined in...
02/20/2016
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Dear Judge Torres: On behalf of Plaintiffs in the above-captioned matter, we write in connection with the second status report (Report) of the Independent Monitor filed with the Court on February 16, 2016. See Dkt # 523.  The report contains the status of reforms and it does not provide the...
02/16/2016
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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...
02/12/2016
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Plaintiffs, by and through their undersigned counsel, for their complaint against Defendants, allege as follows: 1.            This action concerns the widespread and ongoing failure of the defendant officials of the State of North Carolina to...
12/15/2015
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This settlement agreement is between the community groups and the State of Oklahoma, the Oklahoma State Election Board, the Oklahoma Department of Human Services, the Oklahoma State Department of Health, and the Oklahoma Healthcare Authority. It includes a robust plan for ensuring public assistance...
07/30/2015
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This Settlement Agreement with the Secretary of the Commonwealth is 1 of 2 settlements executed on June 16, 2015. See here for accompanying settlement. Plaintiffs New England Area Conference of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (“NAACP-NEAC”) and New England United for...
06/17/2015
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