Election Law

Government Law

County clerk fined $500 for using government Wi-Fi during his re-election campaign

Election Law

SCOTUS mulls redistricting plan that packs blacks into districts, diluting voting strength elsewhere

Government Law

Judge wins re-election but is now too old to serve on bench

Judiciary

Are courts for sale? Study sees influence of judicial campaign ads in criminal appeals

Constitutional Law

Ballot measures seek to enshrine already-protected rights; do they show mistrust of judges?

Election Law

Political groups ready their legal teams in preparation for contentious midterm elections

U.S. Supreme Court

Ginsburg reveals a mistake in her voter ID dissent; corrected opinion is posted

U.S. Supreme Court

In 5 AM order, SCOTUS allows Texas voter ID law to take effect; holdup apparently due to dissent

Election Law

5th Circuit reinstates strict Texas voter ID law

Election Law

7th Circuit won’t rehear voter ID case; Posner dissent cites ‘goofy, if not paranoid’ fraud evidence

Government Law

Appeals court says councilman ousted for letting homeless pal stay at city hall must be reinstated

U.S. Supreme Court

Two state voter ID laws are blocked, one by SCOTUS and the other by a federal judge

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court reinstates another election law challenged for impact on black voters

Election Law

7th Circuit upholds voter ID in opinion that is ‘vintage Judge Easterbrook’: what will SCOTUS do?

Election Law

Appeals judge sues over Texas voter ID law, says it is ‘completely legally unconstitutional’

U.S. Supreme Court

Is voter-created redistricting commission constitutional? SCOTUS will consider the issue

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS to consider ethics rule banning judicial candidates from soliciting contributions

Election Law

Divided appellate court strikes part of North Carolina’s controversial voting law

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS blocks early voting scheduled in Ohio for today; ACLU official predicts confusion

White-Collar Crime

Judge suddenly resigns, takes plea in federal corruption case