- May 24, 2018
Campaign Legal Center v. United States Department of Justice was filed in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia after the Department of Justice (DOJ) denied a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request seeking information on the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 Census. CLC, along with pro bono counsel Adam Miller of Buckley Sandler, LLP, filed the complaint on May 21, 2018.
- Jan 29, 2018
Residents from the state of Maryland have brought a partisan gerrymandering challenge claiming their First Amendment rights were violated and they were discriminated against because of their political party affiliations when the state drastically redrew the sixth congressional district to unseat the incumbent Republican member of congress and ensure the election of a Democrat. ...
- May 17, 2018
CLC sent a letter to the Missouri Senate Committee on Rules, Joint Rules, Resolution and Ethics on May 17, 2018 opposing their proposed constitutional amendment on redistricting. CLC is arguing that using the citizen population instead of the total population for one-person-one-vote purposes will disenfranchise minority communities by undercounting both citizens and non-citizens.
League of Women Voters of North Carolina v. Rucho: Supreme Court of the United States - CLC Motion to AffirmApr 27, 2018
Plaintiffs in North Carolina’s partisan gerrymandering challenge, League of Women Voters of North Carolina v. Rucho, filed a motion with the U.S. Supreme Court today asking the court to affirm the lower court’s ruling that found the entire state’s plan to be an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander. CLC the Southern Coalition for Social Justice (SCSJ), and University of Chicago Professor Nicholas Stephanopoulos represent plaintiffs in the case.
League of Women Voters of North Carolina v. Rucho: Supreme Court - Rucho et al. Jurisdictional StatementMar 19, 2018
On March 12, 2018, Rucho et al. filed a jurisdictional statement asking the Court to hold this case pending the decisions of other gerrymandering cases, Gill v. Whitford and Benisek v. Lamone.