748 ABA Journal Election Law articles.
A federal judge appointed by President Bill Clinton is criticizing the U.S. Supreme Court’s conservative majority for “undermining American democracy” by weakening the Voting Rights Act, failing to rein in partisan gerrymandering, and increasing the economic and political power of corporations.
Mar 11, 2020 12:10 PM CDT
SCOTUS splits over undocumented immigrant’s fight against state identify theft conviction
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 on Tuesday against Ramiro Garcia, an unauthorized immigrant in Kansas who was convicted…
Mar 3, 2020 3:21 PM CST
A day before voters headed to the polls to decide whether the Los Angeles district attorney would keep her job, she said her husband was “profoundly sorry” for pointing a gun at protesters who came to their home.
Mar 3, 2020 11:27 AM CST
A Wisconsin appeals court has ruled that more than 200,000 voters will remain on the state’s voter rolls, overturning a previous order that the voters were invalid because they may have moved.
Mar 2, 2020 3:02 PM CST
Trump campaign is suing the New York Times for libel
President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign says it is filing a libel suit against the New York Times for a Feb 26, 2020 3:09 PM CST
Ex-felons in Florida who can’t afford to pay outstanding fees and fines are entitled to vote under a state constitutional amendment restoring voting rights, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday.
Feb 19, 2020 12:32 PM CST
Ahead of this year’s presidential election, the ABA House of Delegates overwhelmingly passed a pair of resolutions that aim to increase voter participation and minimize voter suppression at the ABA Midyear Meeting in Austin, Texas, on Monday.
Feb 17, 2020 7:49 PM CST
Youths between ages 16 and 18 should be permitted to preregister to vote so they can cast ballots once they reach the legal voting age in their jurisdiction, the ABA House of Delegates said at the midyear meeting Monday in Austin, Texas.
Feb 17, 2020 6:03 PM CST
The 2020 ABA Midyear Meeting opens in the Lone Star State this week, providing ABA members the opportunity to attend hundreds of legal programs and events; hear from recognized law experts; and meet with colleagues in their sections, divisions, committees and councils.
Feb 12, 2020 1:04 PM CST
Florida man wins $875K settlement after two trips to the Supreme Court
A Florida man who won twice in the U.S. Supreme Court will get an $875,000 settlement for his…
Feb 6, 2020 4:11 PM CST
Which Supreme Court justices attended the State of the Union?
Only four justices attended the State of the Union on Tuesday. Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. was there, even…
Feb 5, 2020 3:55 PM CST
A book by a University of Baltimore law prof tells the story of historical efforts of voter suppression and the modern-day dangers that face voters now. In this new episode of the Modern Law Library, Gilda R. Daniels talks to Lee Rawles.
Feb 5, 2020 9:30 AM CST
Several Supreme Court justices are registered members of political parties, raising questions about appearances at a time when the justices’ associations are under scrutiny, according to the nonpartisan judicial watchdog group Fix the Court.
Feb 3, 2020 10:36 AM CST
President Donald Trump’s impeachment defense lawyer Alan Dershowitz argued Wednesday that a president can’t be impeached for a quid pro quo that is intended to help him win an election when he thinks winning is in the public interest.
Jan 30, 2020 10:03 AM CST
Is the ‘Trump Bump’ still a thing?
Politics continue to play a role in law school applicants’ decision-making processes, according to recent surveys from Kaplan Test Prep, but less so…
Jan 29, 2020 3:07 PM CST
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