Amicus curiae translates to “friend of the court.” After reviewing all 36 amicus briefs submitted in Merrill v. Milligan, we’re highlighting just a handful of the most insightful, provocative or compelling briefs.
New analysis by Democracy Docket reveals a steep increase in voting and election lawsuits filed by Republican-affiliated groups so far this year when compared to 2021.
On June 29, Missouri Gov. Mike Parson (R) signed House Bill 1878, a sweeping election overhaul that reads like a fantasy novel for right-wing election conspiracists, into law. Here’s what’s in the 58-page bill and why it’s already facing two legal challenges.
An obscure government body in Michigan has been in the news quite a bit recently. It serves as a perfect example of how Republicans can meddle in the democratic process — and a warning sign of what’s to come.
On Oct. 4, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case that could fundamentally alter the landmark Voting Rights Act. In our third Voter Testimony piece, we review the post-trial briefs and transcripts from the seven-day hearing held in January in Milligan v. Merrill.
In August, Montana district court judge Michael Moses held a trial over three voter suppression laws. Here, we summarize three takeaways from the trial based on the post-trial briefs submitted to the court.
What’s the deal with this frenzy about voting machines? With a range of voting technology used across the country, there are legitimate vulnerabilities. These concerns just aren’t the conspiracies pushed by the far-right.
The dog days of summer are over, and now we’re turning to the fall and fast-approaching midterm elections. What does the next month look like in the voting rights world?
In upholding Mississippi’s felony disenfranchisement law, a federal court recognized that the 1890 provision was racist, but say that two 20th century updates cleansed the provision of any “discriminatory taint.”
Threats to election workers are on the rise nationwide, all fueled by lies about the 2020 election. A survey revealed that one in six election officials have experienced threats and one in five indicated that they are likely to leave their jobs before 2024.
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