1026 ABA Journal Election Law articles.
A federal appeals court on Friday reinstated provisions in Florida’s restrictive election law, saying a lower court judge had blocked the restrictions too close to the August primary.
May 10, 2022 8:57 AM CDT
An administrative law judge in Georgia ruled Friday that there is insufficient evidence to show that Republican U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia engaged in insurrection, dealing a defeat to challengers who claimed that the U.S. Constitution banned her reelection.
May 9, 2022 3:44 PM CDT
Texas disciplinary authorities on Friday filed a lawsuit against a Texas assistant attorney general for alleged “dishonest” assertions in a U.S. Supreme Court case claiming that voting machines had switched votes.
May 9, 2022 1:23 PM CDT
With the highly anticipated midterm elections about six months away, the ABA is offering some insight into the minds of potential voters. The ABA 2022 Survey of Civic Literacy found that 80% of 1,000 respondents from around the country favor expanding the hours at polling places.
Apr 29, 2022 12:01 AM CDT
A Black Lives Matter activist sentenced to six years and a day in prison for an illegal voter registration won’t face a retrial after a Tennessee prosecutor decided to drop the matter.
Apr 27, 2022 8:39 AM CDT
Coca-Cola’s $12M deal with former GC is criticized
Proxy advisory firm Glass Lewis & Co. is advising shareholders to vote against Coca-Cola’s executive compensation plan because of the beverage company’s…
Apr 15, 2022 1:34 PM CDT
Seeking a more favorable climate in fights over election maps, Republicans are planning to spend record amounts on state supreme court races and introducing legislation to make judicial elections more political.
Apr 15, 2022 10:04 AM CDT
Georgia voters who want to ban a reelection bid by Republican U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene got a boost Friday, when a federal judge in Atlanta indicated that she will likely allow the election challenge.
Apr 12, 2022 11:17 AM CDT
“Since the 2020 presidential election, the Biden-Harris administration has offered policy correctives on a spectrum of civil rights and social justice issues. Still, we have more to accomplish,” writes ABA Journal columnist Engy Abdelkader.
Apr 4, 2022 9:50 AM CDT
A federal judge in California said Monday it is “more likely than not” that a former Chapman University law professor and former President Donald Trump “dishonestly conspired” to obstruct Congress in its certification of the 2020 presidential election results.
Mar 28, 2022 3:00 PM CDT
Ethics experts say U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas should recuse himself in some cases following revelations that his wife urged the former White House chief of staff to contest the 2020 presidential election loss for then-President Donald Trump.
Mar 28, 2022 11:11 AM CDT
In a report released Thursday, the Biden administration details the barriers that Native Americans face in the voting process, as well as best practices and recommendations for eliminating those barriers.
Mar 25, 2022 9:59 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court’s controversial “shadow docket”
was in the spotlight Wednesday, as the high court sided with Wisconsin Republican lawmakers opposed to a voting map chosen by their state’s highest court.
Mar 24, 2022 9:05 AM CDT
An Indianapolis patent and trademark attorney has been charged with entering the U.S. Capitol and engaging in disorderly conduct during the Jan. 6, 2021, riot.
Mar 14, 2022 12:58 PM CDT
Troubles continue to mount for lawyers involved in challenges to the 2020 presidential election results. Among them is lawyer Sidney Powell in Texas, who is facing ethics charges for allegedly filing frivolous lawsuits in multiple jurisdictions.
Mar 9, 2022 9:44 AM CST
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