- Aug 28, 2017
CLC is part of a litigation team representing 12 Wisconsin voters who have challenged the state’s Assembly district lines as an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander in Gill v. Whitford. Our case was the first purely partisan gerrymandering case to go to trial in 30 years and has the potential to give the Court its firs clear legal standard that can curb the undemocratic practice nationwide.
- Aug 25, 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.
- Aug 1, 2017
Thompson v. Hebdon is a First Amendment challenge to Alaska’s campaign finance law, including its contribution limits for state legislative candidates and its limit on contributions from out-of-state donors. CLC filed a friend-of-the-court brief in the Ninth Circuit Court.
- Sep 11, 2017Lake Research Partners and WPA Intelligence
A recent national survey of 1,000 likely 2018 general election voters regarding partisan redistricting, commissioned by the Campaign Legal Center, reports that a significant majority of voters, across all partisan breaks, would like the Supreme Court to set new, clear rules to determine when partisan gerrymandering violates the U.S. Constitution.
- Sep 8, 2017
CLC filed a petition en banc on September 8, 2017 in Veasey v. Abbott.
- Sep 7, 2017
The hearing was held on Aug. 29, 2017 in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina.