Description Date Docket #
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
City of Morgan Hill v. Bushey
Supreme Court of California
Elections, Property Law & Real Estate, Construction
Remanded for further proceedings to address whether a citizens group could put a referendum on a local ballot to challenge a zoning ordinance...
08/23/2018 S243042
Pease v. Zapf
California Court of Appeal
Elections
Held that a San Diego councilmember was not term-limited from running for reelection in the November 2018 general election. A challenger in the...
08/17/2018 D074405
US v. Fattah
United States Third Circuit
Elections, Criminal Law & Procedure
Affirmed in part and reversed in part the convictions of a former Congressman and three of his associates for campaign finance-related offenses...
08/09/2018 16-4397
Johnson v. County of Mendocino
California Court of Appeal
Elections, Tax Law, Constitutional Law
Affirmed the dismissal of a lawsuit challenging the validity of a Mendocino County ballot measure that imposed a tax on commercial cannabis...
08/08/2018 A152004
U.S. v. Sampson
United States Second Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, White Collar Crime, Elections
Reinstated federal embezzlement charges against a foreclosure referee who was also formerly a New York state senator. The defendant argued that the...
08/06/2018 15‐2869‐cr
McDonough v. Smith
United States Second Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Civil Rights, Elections
Affirmed that a district attorney was not liable for malicious prosecution or fabrication of evidence. This lawsuit was brought by the former...
08/03/2018 17‐296‐cv
Corren v. Condos
United States Second Circuit
Constitutional Law, Elections
Affirmed the dismissal of a lawsuit alleging that Vermont's campaign finance law violates the First Amendment. The Vermont Progressive Party and...
07/31/2018 17‐1343
North Carolina v. Covington
United States Supreme Court
Judgement Enforcement, Elections
Affirmed in part and reversed in part in a case involving allegations against the North Carolina legislature for racial gerrymandering. The Supreme...
06/28/2018 17-1364

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