Litigation

Today, Demos and O’Melveny and Myers LLP filed an amicus curiae brief in the U.S. Supreme Court in support of respondents in Arizona v. Inter Tribal Council of Arizona (No. 12-71) on behalf of community-based voter registration organizations Rock the Vote, the National Association for the...
01/22/2013
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The United States Student Association (“USSA”), the nation’s oldest and largest student- run, student-led organization, is comprised of more than four million students with diverse backgrounds who are currently enrolled in American colleges and universities.2 USSA submits this brief as amicus...
08/14/2012
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In this Complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Pennsylvania, plaintiffs point to what they say is clear evidence that the Secretary of the Commonwealth and the Pennsylvania Departments of Public Welfare and Health are not complying with federal law.  Plaintiffs, the...
07/05/2012
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We are writing on behalf of Arkansas State Conference of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, League of United Latin American Citizens, persons eligible to register to vote who they represent, and others similarly situated to notify you that the State of Arkansas is not...
06/15/2012
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This letter details violations of the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) and demands that the Alabama Secretary of State act immediately to bring the state into full compliance with the law or face litigation. Section 7 of the NVRA requires state public assistance agencies that administer...
06/13/2012
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Demos, along with a coalition of national voting rights groups including Project Vote, the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, the NAACP, and the law firm of Dechert LLP, filed a Complaint against Secretary of State Ross Miller and Director of the department of Health & Human...
06/11/2012
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This amicus brief, submitted to the U.S. Supreme Court on May 18, 2012, argues that the Court should not summarily reverse the decision of the Montana Supreme Court upholding a state law restricting corporate spending in Montana elections.  The brief was authored by Arnold & Porter LLP and...
05/17/2012
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In a Complaint filed today in federal district court in Boston, plaintiffs point to what they say is clear evidence that the Commonwealth and DTA are not complying with federal law: The number of voter registration applications submitted through public assistance offices in 2009-2010 (just 2...
05/15/2012
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Dear Secretary Aichele, We write on behalf of the Black Political Empowerment Project (B-PEP), persons eligible to register to vote who they represent, and others similarly situated to notify you that the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is not in compliance with Section 7 of the National Voter...
04/26/2012
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The Georgia Secretary of State (SOS) and the Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) entered into a settlement agreement on April 17, 2012, concluding a lawsuit brought by the Georgia State Conference Of The NAACP, Coalition for the People’s Agenda, and low-income resident...
04/19/2012
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