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Virginia House of Delegates v. Bethune-Hill

United States Supreme Court
Constitutional Law, Elections
In a case alleging racial gerrymandering, held that the Virginia House of Delegates lacked standing to appeal the invalidation of Virginia's 2010...
06/17/2019 18–281

Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Assn. v. Amador Water Agency

California Court of Appeal
Water Law, Elections
Held that a local water agency's decision to set new water service rates was not subject to referendum. Affirmed denial of writ relief, in a case...
06/14/2019 C082079

Acevedo v. Cook County Officers Electoral Board

United States Seventh Circuit
Held that a prospective candidate for county sheriff may not proceed with a constitutional challenge to the procedure for qualifying to appear on the...
06/05/2019 18-2979

Common Cause Indiana v. Marion County Election Board

United States Seventh Circuit
Addressed a mootness issue in a case where citizen groups challenged the legality of a local election board's decisions regarding in‐person early...
06/03/2019 18‐2735

Arizona Libertarian Party v. Hobbs

United States Ninth Circuit
Rejected the Arizona Libertarian Party's constitutional challenge to a state law addressing what a Libertarian candidate must do, in terms of...
05/31/2019 17-16491

Tschida v. Motl

United States Ninth Circuit
Government Law, Constitutional Law, Elections
Held that a Montana statute facially violates the First Amendment by limiting public disclosure of ethics complaints lodged with Montana's Commission...
05/29/2019 18-35115

Libertarian National Committee Inc. v. Federal Election Commission

United States DC Circuit
Constitutional Law, Elections
Upheld the constitutionality of the Federal Election Campaign Act, rejecting a challenge brought by the Libertarian National Committee. The political...
05/21/2019 18-5227

Citizens Oversight Inc. v. Vu

California Court of Appeal
Held that a nonprofit corporation could not force the San Diego Registrar of Voters to produce for inspection and copying the ballots voters cast in...
05/21/2019 D073522

US v. Singh

United States Ninth Circuit
Elections, Criminal Law & Procedure
Largely affirmed two entrepreneurs' convictions for crimes stemming from illegal campaign contributions to local politicians in San Diego elections....
05/16/2019 17-50337

Waste Management of Louisiana v. River Birch, Inc.

United States Fifth Circuit
Commercial Law, Elections
Revived a landfill owner's claim that a competitor bribed the city's mayor to shut down the landfill. The issue involved whether the competitor's...
04/10/2019 18-30139