951 ABA Journal Election Law articles.
In 2020, this country had what’s been hailed as the most secure election in American history. And yet, lies about voter fraud have opened the door to false claims that our electoral system lacks integrity.
Oct 1, 2021 3:30 AM CDT
A lawyer and poet once imprisoned for a carjacking committed at age 16 is among 25 people who won the MacArthur Foundation fellowships, commonly known as "genius grants."
Sep 28, 2021 1:49 PM CDT
A conservative law professor wrote a memo telling then-Vice President Mike Pence how he could give then-President Donald Trump an election win when Congress counted Electoral College votes Jan. 6.
Sep 22, 2021 2:36 PM CDT
A new voter fraud law in Texas is being challenged in at least five lawsuits contending that the law unconstitutionally burdens the right to vote and violates the Voting Rights Act.
Sep 9, 2021 9:24 AM CDT
A federal judge has sanctioned lawyers for their election fraud lawsuit in Michigan, saying their claims were based on “speculation, conjecture and unwarranted suspicion.”
Aug 26, 2021 10:31 AM CDT
In July’s Brnovich v. Democratic National Committee
decision, the Supreme Court upheld a measure that imposed restrictions on voting rights in Arizona, a battleground state in general elections. The ruling has significant implications for racial, ethnic and religious minority communities and the nation more broadly.
Aug 24, 2021 10:38 AM CDT
Trailblazing lawyer Karen Hastie Williams dies at 76
Lawyer Karen Hastie Williams died last month at age 76. She was the first Black woman to clerk at the U.S. Supreme…
Aug 13, 2021 11:27 AM CDT
A federal magistrate judge has imposed sanctions on lawyers who challenged 2020 election methods in an opinion that criticized their “woeful lack of investigation” into the law and the facts.
Aug 4, 2021 1:45 PM CDT
The American Bar Association is hosting its first-ever hybrid annual meeting, which will bring together members for both virtual and in-person events in Chicago this week.
Aug 4, 2021 9:10 AM CDT
In October, the Apache Corp., a Houston oil company, was unable to persuade the Texas Supreme Court to hear its appeal of a paralegal’s retaliation award of about $900,000 in damages and attorney fees.
Jul 26, 2021 10:39 AM CDT
Proposed $26B opioid settlement announced
A group of state attorneys general have announced a proposed $26 billion settlement between states and four companies that make and distribute opioids. Johnson &…
Jul 21, 2021 4:25 PM CDT
A federal appeals court has blocked an Indiana law that allows county officials to kick some people off voter rolls without consent or notice.
Jul 20, 2021 11:09 AM CDT
During a more than six-hour hearing via videoconference on Monday, a federal judge grilled former campaign lawyers for President Donald Trump over a lawsuit they filed in Michigan alleging voter fraud in last fall’s election.
Jul 13, 2021 4:45 PM CDT
What are the takeaways from the most recent U.S. Supreme Court term? Several Supreme Court journalists are answering that question in stories that look at split decisions and consensus, the likely median justice and the justices most to the right.
Jul 7, 2021 10:50 AM CDT
Biden announces new round of judicial picks
President Joe Biden’s fifth round of judicial picks includes nominees to two federal appeals courts. Virginia Solicitor General Toby Heytens is nominated to…
Jul 1, 2021 4:37 PM CDT
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