- Jan 23, 2017
The U.S. Supreme Court today refused to hear the case, Veasey v. Abbott, a challenge to Texas’s voter ID law, SB 14, the strictest photo voter ID law in the country. In refusing to grant certiorari, the Supreme Court leaves in place the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling, which found the law to be discriminatory.
If Confirmed As EPA Administrator, Scott Pruitt Must Recuse Himself from Lawsuits he Brought Against the EPAJan 18, 2017
CLC called on Scott Pruitt, President-elect Trump’s nominee to head the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), to recuse himself from the multiple lawsuits he brought against the agency as Attorney General of Oklahoma.
Civil Rights Leaders and Voting Rights Experts Respond to Confirmation Hearing of Attorney General Nominee Jeff SessionsJan 13, 2017
Press release announcing the opposition of civil rights leaders and voting rights experts to the nominatino of Jeff Sessions for Attorney General.
- Jan 11, 2017
President-elect’s plans leave nation in unprecedented territory, says Trevor Potter, CLC president.
- Jan 9, 2017
The Federal Communications Commission admonished several broadcast stations for failing to protect voters’ right to know who is behind political ads in the 2016 Election and prior elections.
- Jan 9, 2017
Gerry Hebert testimony on Jeff Sessions nomination for U.S. Attorney General submitted to teh U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary on January 9, 2017.
- Jan 4, 2017
The Campaign Legal Center is extremely pleased to welcome to its staff one of the nation’s leading attorneys, Paul M. Smith, as vice president of litigation and strategy.
- Dec 20, 2016
The Campaign Legal Center filed a letter with the FEC providing additional evidence that private prison company GEO Group illegally contributed a total of $225,000 to the Donald Trump-affiliated super PAC Rebuilding America Now, in violation of the 75-year-old ban on government contractors making political contributions.
- Dec 12, 2016
Last week the Campaign Legal Center and Democracy 21 submitted comments in support of the agency’s proposal to revise the definition of “public communication” to take into account that paid ads seen on Internet applications are no different than paid ads seen on websites.