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The district court in Maine denied plaintiffs' motion for a preliminary injunction to enjoin the results of the election conducted using Ranked Choice Voting.
On February 6, 2018, the Supreme Court denied CLC's motion for an expedited oral argument. Justice Ginsburg and Justice Sotomayor would grant the motion.
The Supreme Court granted North Carolina's emergency application to stay the decision by the lower court, which struck down its maps and ordered them to be redrawn.
Today, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued a split decision in this case. The district court had previously upheld all four provisions. In this decision, the judges upheld all but one of those provisions.
The Court denied the Defendants' Motion to Dismiss and further declared it as moot.
The Court denied Defendants' Motion to Dismiss and further classified it as moot.
The Court issued this denial of the Plaintiffs' Motion to Stay. The Court stated that due to legal and factual differences between the Plaintiffs' claims and Whitford the Court noted that staying the proceedings would not advance the interests of those involved.
The Court issued this order that appointed a three-judge panel to preside over the case.
On Jan. 9, 2018, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina granted full relief from the state's gerrymandered maps, in a victory for the state's voters.
The court ordered counties across Arizona to permit voters to "cure" early ballots until 5pm on November 14 so that a mismatch in their signature would not prevent them from exercising their right to vote.
CLC filed this motion on behalf of the League of United Latin American Citizens Arizona (LULAC-Arizona) and other plaintiffs. In the motion, the plaintiffs request that the Court compel compliance with the Consent Decree.
Today, the Court issued this opinion from Judge Niemeyer, Judge Bredar, and Judge Russell. This opinion was issued in conjunction with a judgement that directed Maryland to institute redistricting reform.
Today, the Court issued this judgement that grants the plaintiffs' Motion for Summary Judgement and denies the defendants' Cross-Motion for Summary Judgement. This ensures that Maryland will undergo redistricting reform.
Today, Judge Watson issued this Order based on CLC's Motion for Temporary Restraining Order. This order will allow the plaintiffs in the case to cast a ballot in the Election.
Today, the Court granted a Joint Stipulation that will allow plaintiffs Dion Jackson, Kara Longie, Kim Twinn, Terry Yellow Fat, Leslie Peltier, and Clark Peltier to vote on Election Day.
The court denied plaintiffs' motion for a temporary restraining order on enforcing North Dakota's voter ID law.
Yesterday, a Seventh Circuit panel of judges unanimously affirmed the constitutionality of various Illinois contribution limits. CLC filed an amicus brief in this case earlier this year.
The Eleventh Circuit reversed the district court's previous decision and held that the Voting Rights Act (VRA) does abrogate sovereign immunity. CLC previously submitted a friend of the court brief arguing that protections of the Voting Rights Act override state sovereignty in order to protect voters and hold state officials accountable for racially discriminatory election laws. The Eleventh Circuit's decision was a victory for CLC in protecting voters against racially discriminatory election laws.
Judge Ramos found that there was sufficient evidence to sustain a conclusion that the Texas voter ID bill was passed with discriminatory purpose.