There is ongoing litigation concerning the improvement of rights restoration and dismantling of felony disenfranchisement in five states. Currently, there are an estimated 4.6 million people prevented from participating in the electoral process.
A case from 2016, Pico Neighborhood Association v. Santa Monica, is putting the California Voting Rights Act to work.
On Sept. 11, 2023 — nearly two years after the enactment of Texas S.B. 1 — a six-week trial will begin in the consolidated legal challenge to the infamous voter suppression law.
Black voters in Georgia are taking the state’s congressional map to trial, arguing it violates Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act.
At the end of its term, the U.S. Supreme Court vacated a decision that struck down Ohio’s congressional map. Now, litigation that could determine the fate of Ohio’s 2024 congressional map is back in the Ohio Supreme Court.
Courts across the country are playing a critical role in protecting our democracy from the onslaught of frivolous lawsuits from right-wing, conspiracy-driven Republicans. This summer, courts rejected six anti-voting lawsuits.
Republicans gerrymandered away Florida’s 5th District — and with it three decades of Black representation.
Republicans used omnibus bills to further suppress the vote this session. Here’s what the bills do and where they stand in litigation.
As they did in the 1950s, Republican lawmakers have once again defied the U.S. Supreme Court by enacting a congressional map with only one majority-Black district.
Former President Donald Trump’s most recent indictment includes six unnamed co-conspirators. How did they assist his criminal efforts to overturn the 2020 presidential election?
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