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    Recent Cases

  • Gill v. Whitford

    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.

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  • Veasey v. Abbott

    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.

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  • Thompson v. Hebdon

    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.

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