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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...
07/29/2015
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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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This Settlement Agreement with the Executive Office of Health and Human Services and its Office of Medicaid 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...
06/17/2015
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Plaintiffs New England Area Conference of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (“NAACP-NEAC”) and New England United for Justice (“NEU4J”) (collectively “Plaintiffs”)1 brought this Action alleging violations of Section 7 of the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (“...
06/17/2015
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Seattle’s living wage law fulfills, rather than offends, the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment.2 The amendment’s legislative history reveals that “fair, living wages” for freedmen were a core concern of the Reconstruction Congress and executive branch, and Congress cannot have...
06/03/2015
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