Can The Voting Rights Act Survive if Individuals Can’t Sue Under Section 2?

The Eighth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals held last year that private parties can't sue under Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act. While the decision is concerning, experts say voters still have other avenues to…

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Federal Judge Dismisses Legal Challenge to North Carolina’s 30-Day Residency Requirement for Voting

A law requiring North Carolinians to reside in the state for at least 30 days prior to the election in which they seek to vote will remain in place after a federal judge dismissed a lawsuit…

Arizona Voter Suppression Laws to Largely Remain Blocked, per 9th Circuit

Provisions of two Arizona voter suppression laws that impose strict proof of citizenship and residency requirements will remain blocked after the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals largely declined Republicans’ request to pause a lower court’s…

Federal Court Rejects RNC and Trump Campaign’s Challenge to Nevada Ballot Receipt Deadline

A federal court swiftly rejected a lawsuit from the Republican National Committee (RNC), Nevada Republican Party and the Trump Campaign alleging that Nevada’s post-election ballot receipt deadline violates federal law and dilutes Republican votes. 

The Key to November? Be Fearlessly Pro-Democracy

Democracy is under assault, its flag is flying upside down and the conservative majority will not protect it.