- Sep 23, 2016
Our lawsuit, Thompson v. Alabama, is a challenge to Alabama’s law, which is one of the most severe and discriminatory in the nation. Our legal team has developed a number for legal theories and claims that will create a legally viable pathway for changing the jurisprudence on the issue of felon disenfranchisement in Alabama and possibly nationwide.
- Sep 22, 2016
The Campaign Legal Center is part of a litigation team representing the League of Women Voters of North Carolina as well as numerous individual voters who have challenged the state’s congressional district lines as an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander.
- Sep 14, 2016
Georgia’s Oppressive Voter Registration Requirements
In 2013, the Georgia Secretary of State’s Office issued an administrative policy directive that cancels voter registration applications if they do not match exactly with existing records in the Georgia Department of Driver Services or the Social Security Administration (SSA) databases unless the voter takes burdensome steps to resolve the problem prior to Election Day.
- Mar 6, 2017
In 2011, the Texas legislature enacted Senate Bill 14, the nation’s strictest voter photo ID law that leaves more than half a million eligible voters who do not have the requisite types of ID from fully participating in the democratic process. CLC is fighting this law in court.
- Mar 1, 2017
The Supreme Court has, at times, played a key role in protecting and expanding American democracy. Democracy is at a crossroads and the court has some important cases to decide in the next year in the areas of campaign finance, redistricting and voting rights.