924 ABA Journal Election Law articles.
Law school wait-lists students who finished late in deposit race
The University of Notre Dame’s law school is facing criticism for putting pressure on would-be law students to make their…
Apr 9, 2021 4:26 PM CDT
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. Breyer said Tuesday proponents of expanding or changing the structure of the U.S. Supreme Court should “think long and hard before embodying those changes in law.”
Apr 7, 2021 10:04 AM CDT
When a lawyer files an action based on an unfounded legal theory, he or she could be subject to sanctions or disciplinary action ranging up to disbarment. Experts say lawyers have a duty to investigate whether their clients’ accusations have support or are without merit.
Apr 1, 2021 12:50 AM CDT
Mar 30, 2021 4:04 PM CDT
A Minnesota judge said Friday he would impose a $10,000 sanction on an election lawyer who “bamboozled” voters into becoming plaintiffs.
Mar 30, 2021 2:13 PM CDT
Georgia Republican Gov. Brian Kemp signed sweeping voting restrictions into law on Thursday, just months after a Democrat won the presidential election in the state for the first time in nearly 30 years.
Mar 26, 2021 10:59 AM CDT
Rioters who stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 were acting on the mistaken belief that Congress had the power to determine the winner of the presidential election, a belief that was rooted in a law passed in 1887, according to a March 18 op-ed.
Mar 24, 2021 12:51 PM CDT
Lawyers representing pro-Trump lawyer Sidney Powell are seeking dismissal of a defamation lawsuit by arguing that her comments about rigged voting machines are constitutionally protected political speech that no reasonable person would think are statements of fact.
Mar 23, 2021 12:56 PM CDT
The Biden administration’s Department of Justice has changed positions in at least five cases before the U.S. Supreme Court, putting it on track to outpace reversals during the first full Supreme Court term under former President Donald Trump.
Mar 18, 2021 11:04 AM CDT
ACLU seeks dismissal of lawyer’s libel suit
The Georgia Supreme Court has agreed to consider whether a lawyer’s libel lawsuit against the American Civil Liberties Union may go to trial.…
Mar 17, 2021 4:03 PM CDT
An Arizona judge has ordered the Arizona Republican Party and its lawyers to pay more than $18,000 in attorney fees for filing a “groundless” lawsuit seeking a hand count audit of votes in the 2020 presidential election that differed from the method established by the secretary of state.
Mar 16, 2021 12:58 PM CDT
A federal appeals court has sanctioned Perkins Coie attorneys who represent Democratic groups for a “redundant and misleading” motion in election litigation.
Mar 15, 2021 3:23 PM CDT
Garland is confirmed as US attorney general
The U.S. Senate on Wednesday confirmed Judge Merrick Garland as the next U.S. attorney general by a 70-30 vote. Garland, a judge on…
Mar 10, 2021 2:10 PM CST
GOP lawyer gives candid answer to Justice Barrett
A lawyer for the Arizona Republican Party gave a frank answer in oral arguments Tuesday when Justice Amy Coney Barrett asked…
Mar 3, 2021 4:30 PM CST
California opens applications for retroactive bar admission
Provisional licensure applications, for people who recently did not pass the California bar exam but would have with the new cut score, are…
Feb 25, 2021 3:39 PM CST
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