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Pakistan Court Acts in Election Case

The Pakistan Supreme Court has issued an order requiring registration of all eligible voters.

The court gave the election commission 30 days to complete the task, Reuters reports.…

7 Charged in WA Voter Reg Fraud Case

Seven people were charged today in what officials say is the biggest voter-registration fraud case ever brought in Washington state. The seven allegedly are responsible for submitting nearly 2,000 fictitious…

Voter ID Law Upheld in Michigan

The Michigan Supreme Court today upheld a state law requiring voters to present photo identification.

The court split along partisan lines, the Detroit Free Press reports.…

Ruling Expected to Racially Polarize MS Politics

A federal court ruling that bars crossover voting in Mississippi Democratic primaries is reportedly likely to push moderate whites to register with the Republican party.

U.S. District Judge Allen Pepper…

Lawyers Advise, Clients Strategize on New ‘Issue’ Political Advertising

Lawyers who advise advocacy groups are busy this week, following a U.S. Supreme Court ruling Monday opening the door to more “issue”-oriented political advertising.

The question: How far can these…

Rival Outfoxed by PA DA’s Ballot Move

An incumbent Pennsylvania prosecutor who is professionally known by her maiden name, Fox, pulled a fast one on him at election time, contends her rival, whose middle name is also…

Former Mo. U.S. Attorney Latest Name in News

A new name is emerging in the ongoing controversy over the suspected influence of Republican party politics in the appointment of federal prosecutors: Bradley Schlozman.

A 1996 graduate of George…

Andy Griffith Wins Right to Run for Sheriff

Although he lost resoundingly the last time around, Andy Griffith can continue to run for sheriff in Grant County, Wis., a federal judge has ruled.

The federal court in Madison,…

Groups Use Tax Code to Sidestep Election Law

Seeking to avoid donor disclosure requirements under federal election law, a number of nonprofit political groups are looking to federal tax law. By setting up as a slightly different kind…

Getting Out the ‘No’ Vote

South Dakota Bar Director Seeks Defeat of Initiative Permitting Suits Against Judges

The Big Bopper

This Terre Haute Lawyer Is Exploding the Canons of Judicial Campaign Ethics

All Over the Map

Politics and Law Mix as High Court Weighs Jumping Into Gerrymandering Flap

Electing to Change

In the Age of Big-Money Campaigns, High Court Takes a New Look at Spending

New Fight for Voting Rights

Up for Renewal, the Landmark Voting Rights Act Faces New Challenges and New Sources of Opposition

40-Year Plan

Panelists Debate What a Reauthorized Voting Rights Act Should Look Like

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