A key provision of the Civil Rights Act protects voters nationwide from being disenfranchised over innocent and minor accidental ballot mistakes. Republicans seem bothered by this reality, litigating against parties seeking to enforce the provision in a multitude of court cases throughout the country.
Tomorrow, the parties in Trump’s ballot disqualification appeal will make their arguments to the nation’s highest court one last time. Here four questions to consider during tomorrow’s oral argument before the U.S. Supreme Court.
How Should SCOTUS Apply Section 3 of the 14th Amendment? Amicus Briefs in Trump’s Disqualification Case Have Different Answers
We analyze briefs amicus briefs submitted in Trump’s Colorado 14th Amendment disqualification appeal, which will be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court on Feb. 8.
Section 3 of the 14th Amendment could have a profound impact on the 2024 elections. We explain the history of the provision and how courts are attempting to apply it to Trump.
Republicans have made it very clear that their resolution for 2024 is no different than any other year: Eviscerate what is left of the Voting Rights Act.
As in previous years, Democracy Docket is providing a comprehensive year-end report on all the democracy-related cases filed and decided in 2023 that directly impacted voters.
In a spate of recent decisions, the infamously conservative 5th Circuit has delayed fair maps, upheld voter suppression laws and agreed to reconsider its own established precedent that protects coalitions of minority voters from discriminatory maps.
A little known Wisconsin legal group has fought teeth and nail to advance conservative causes in recent years, not the least of which include attacks on voting rights and Democracy in the Badger State.
A new report details the increasing prevalence of hand counting, analyses the risks of the method and highlights the best counting practices going forward.
Increasingly, organizers, politicians and political parties are recognizing that the South isn’t inherently or irrevocably Republican — more aptly, the South’s voters are suppressed.
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