Description Date Docket #
Soltysik v. Padilla
United States Ninth Circuit
Elections
Revived a California political candidate's lawsuit challenging the California Elections Code, which mandates that the primary ballot list him as...
12/03/2018 16-55758
Thompson v. Hebdon
United States Ninth Circuit
Constitutional Law, Elections
Upheld an Alaska campaign finance law's limit on contributions made by individuals to candidates, its limit on contributions made by individuals to...
11/27/2018 17-35019
McCann v. Brady
United States Seventh Circuit
Constitutional Law, Elections
Held that legislative immunity blocked an Illinois state senator from suing the senate minority leader for violating his constitutional rights by...
11/26/2018 18-2175
Lee v. City of Los Angeles
United States Ninth Circuit
Constitutional Law, Elections
Held that the City of Los Angeles was not motivated predominantly by racial considerations in drawing the redistricted boundaries of its city council...
11/19/2018 15-55478
Wilde v. City of Dunsmuir
California Court of Appeal
Public Utilities, Elections
Held that a municipality's water rate plan was subject to voter referendum, reversing the trial court. Further held that California voters' 1996...
11/15/2018 C082664
US v. Reed
United States Fifth Circuit
Elections, Criminal Law & Procedure
Affirmed the convictions of a former district attorney and his son on multiple counts including wire fraud and money laundering, some of the charges...
11/05/2018 17-30296
Knox v. Brnovich
United States Ninth Circuit
Constitutional Law, Elections
Upheld the constitutionality of Arizona's 2016 election law making it a felony for certain persons to collect voters' early mail ballots. The...
10/31/2018 18-16613
People ex rel. City of Commerce v. Argumedo
California Court of Appeal
Elections
Affirmed the rejection of a city's claim that a city council member should be ousted from his seat, unpersuaded by the city's contention that the...
10/17/2018 B280814
Democratic National Committee v. Reagan
United States Ninth Circuit
Constitutional Law, Elections
Rejected a challenge to two Arizona election practices: (1) refusing to count ballots cast in the wrong precinct, and (2) precluding most third...
09/12/2018 18-15845
In re Edwards
California Court of Appeal
Criminal Law & Procedure, Habeas Corpus, Elections
Invalidated California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation regulations implementing Proposition 57, which relates to the parole eligibility...
09/07/2018 B288086

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