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.
In 2022, voters in six states cast ballots in congressional districts that have been ruled in violation of either the 14th Amendment, Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act (VRA) or state constitutions.
With the 140 historic confirmations, including that of Ketanji Brown Jackson, Biden is outpacing his predecessors by diversifying the federal judiciary in terms of gender, race and professional backgrounds.
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.
Gov. Cooper (D) has vetoed the Republicans’ latest effort to suppress the vote in the Tar Heel state. Its worst provisions include banning outside funding for election administration and shortening the mail-in ballot return window.
Even before tomorrow’s debate, the GOP candidates taking the stage have made their stance on voting rights and democracy clear.
From relatively minor institutional changes to large-scale structural overhauls, here are the leading federal judiciary ref
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.
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