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Democratic National Committee v. Republican National Committee, 09-4615

In a challenge by the Republican National Committee (RNC) to a district court's refusal to vacate and modification of a consent decree entered into with the Democratic National Committee regarding the RNC's ability to engage or assist in voter fraud prevention, the district court's judgment is affirmed, where: 1) enforcement of the decree against the RNC did not result in a First Amendment violation; and 2) the district court did not abuse its discretion by holding that the RNC did not establish by a preponderance of the evidence that vacatur or modifications beyond those it ordered were necessary.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 03/08/2012
  • Published 03/08/2012

Judges

  • Greenaway, Jr.

Court

  • United States Third Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Angelo J. Genova, Bobby R. Burchfield

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