967 ABA Journal Election Law articles.
Although 2021 certainly had important developments in the U.S. Supreme Court, there also was a sense of it being a year of waiting for the blockbuster cases to come in 2022 on abortion rights, the Second Amendment, and separation of church and state. As we look back at the court in 2021, what was most significant?
Dec 21, 2021 3:19 PM CST
A Delaware superior court judge has refused to dismiss a $1.6 billion defamation lawsuit filed by Dominion Voting Systems against Fox News over the network’s election fraud claims.
Dec 17, 2021 12:20 PM CST
The U.S. Department of Justice sued Texas on Monday to block redrawn voting districts for congressional and statehouse elections.
Dec 7, 2021 9:49 AM CST
A federal judge has ordered Sidney Powell, L. Lin Wood and other lawyers aligned with former President Donald Trump to pay $175,000 in sanctions for their conduct in a lawsuit seeking to overturn Michigan election results.
Dec 3, 2021 10:00 AM CST
Voting rights lawyer Dale Ho said during his judicial confirmation hearing Wednesday he regretted his tone and “overheated rhetoric” on social media.
Dec 2, 2021 10:59 AM CST
“We’re lawyers. If we’re not speaking up for this issue, who will?” says Lauren Stiller Rikleen of Lawyers Defending American Democracy, a group pushing for more attorneys and firms to take action against the restrictions.
Nov 22, 2021 8:57 AM CST
Lawyers and staff members at top law firms overwhelmingly favored President Joe Biden and Democratic Party organizations in campaign contributions than former President Donald Trump, according to a law professor’s analysis.
Nov 10, 2021 11:24 AM CST
‘Copyright troll’ lawyer is suspended in NY
A New York appeals court has suspended a lawyer once deemed a “copyright troll” because of the large number of Nov 5, 2021 3:16 PM CDT
The U.S. Department of Justice filed a lawsuit against Texas on Thursday that challenges provisions of its new voting law.
Nov 5, 2021 10:46 AM CDT
Former President Donald Trump’s bid to block congressional subpoenas could face a roadblock because his campaign funds were used in an effort to subvert President Joe Biden’s election victory.
Nov 4, 2021 11:30 AM CDT
Texas voters on Tuesday passed a state constitutional amendment that allows the State Commission on Judicial Conduct to investigate and take disciplinary action against judicial candidates who are not currently judges.
Nov 3, 2021 2:29 PM CDT
Law school accreditor status of ABA recognized for another five years
The ABA was approved for renewal of recognition as the accreditor of law schools, the U.S. Department of Education…
Oct 29, 2021 2:16 PM CDT
The president and CEO of a conservative Christian legal group played a behind-the-scenes role in a lawsuit filed by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton in a bid to overturn…
Oct 8, 2021 2:45 PM CDT
Top Justice Department lawyers and White House counsel Pat Cipollone threatened mass resignations during a White House meeting in which they opposed President Donald Trump’s plan to install a loyalist as acting attorney general to help him overturn the election results through voter fraud investigations.
Oct 8, 2021 11:25 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court will consider a First Amendment challenge to a campaign finance law that restricts repayment of candidates’ personal loans to their campaigns.
Oct 4, 2021 9:41 AM CDT
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