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Format: 03-20-2019
Format: 03-20-2019
SUMMARY OF ARGUMENT The purge provisions contained in Section 8 of the NVRA are designed to prevent states from instituting practices to remove registered voters from the rolls based on...
September 22, 2017 | Litigation |
Wendy R. Weiser — Brennan Center for Justice
Myrna Perez — Brennan Center for Justice
Jonathan Brater — Brennan Center for Justice
John A. Freedman — Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Peter Schildkraut — Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Elisabeth S. Theodore — Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Jeremy Karpatkin — Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Andrew W. Beyer — Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
SUMMARY OF ARGUMENT There is no greater symbol of our democracy than our citizens’ right to vote. The NVRA protects this fundamental right through two provisions that Ohio’s Supplemental...
September 22, 2017 | Litigation |
Steven A. Hirsch — Keker, Van Nest & Peters, LLP
David J. Silbert — Keker, Van Nest & Peters, LLP
INTRODUCTION AND SUMMARY OF ARGUMENT As amici demonstrate in Part I, the Democracy Voucher program (“the program”) serves the City’s important interests in strengthening local democracy in Seattle...
September 19, 2017 | Litigation |
INTRODUCTION Ohio assumes that a registered voter who has not voted or engaged in other voter activity for two years “may have moved.” Directive 2015-09, R.42-2, PageID#1588. It directs...
September 15, 2017 | Litigation |
Demos
ACLU of Ohio
ACLU
Introduction The plaintiffs — all non-profit organizations — challenge California’s implementation of the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (“NVRA” or “Act”). 52 U.S.C. § 20501 et seq.1 The Act...
August 28, 2017 | Litigation |
Demos
INTEREST OF AMICI CURIAE The American Civil Liberties Union Foundation (“ACLU”) is a nationwide, non-partisan organization of approximately 1.6 million members, nearly 300 staff attorneys...
June 12, 2017 | Litigation |
Stuart Naifeh, Dēmos
Naila Awan, Dēmos
Sophia Link Lakin, American Civil Liberties Foundation, Inc.
Sean J. Young, American Civil Liberties Foundation of Georgia, Inc.
Dear Secretary Lawson, We write on behalf of Common Cause Indiana, their respective members, and other Indiana voters to notify you that Indiana Code (“Ind. Code”) § 3-7-38.2-5(d),...
June 9, 2017 | Litigation |
Stuart Naifeh, Demos
Cameron Bell, Demos
Sophia Lin Lakin, American Civil Liberties Union Foundation
Jan P. Mensz, ACLU of Indiana
Robert D. Newell, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
STATEMENT OF INTEREST OF AMICI CURIAE Amicus curiae Project Vote Inc. is a national non-partisan, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization based in Washington, D.C., whose mission is to ensure that the...
February 13, 2017 | Litigation |
Scott Novakowski
Stuart Naifeh
Cameron Bell
Sarah C. Marberg
Daryl L. Kleiman
Ira Feinberg
On December 15, 2015, Plaintiffs, Action NC, Democracy North Carolina, and North Carolina A. Philip Randolph Institute (“Organizational Plaintiffs”), and Plaintiffs Sherry Denise Holverson, Isabel...
October 27, 2016 | Litigation |
Demos
Dear Secretary Hargett: We write to notify you that the State of Tennessee is not in compliance with Section 8 of the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (“NVRA”), 52 U.S.C. § 20507,...
October 25, 2016 | Litigation |
Stuart Naifeh
Cameron Bell