651 ABA Journal Election Law articles.
A three-judge panel from the Cincinnati-based 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld Ohio’s fundraising and partisan limitations placed on judicial candidates.
Jun 27, 2018 7:05 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday remanded a partisan gerrymandering case from North Carolina that had alleged Republicans drew federal congressional district lines to give themselves an advantage.
Jun 25, 2018 1:17 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struck down one state legislative district in Texas as a racial gerrymander, but upheld several other redrawn districts, including two federal congressional districts.
Jun 25, 2018 9:57 AM CDT
A federal judge has struck down Kansas’ voter ID law and ordered Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach to take additional continuing legal education classes for “repeated and flagrant violations” of federal rules requiring disclosure of evidence before trial.
Jun 19, 2018 9:15 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday returned two cases to the lower courts that had contended it is unconstitutional to redraw voting district lines to give an advantage to a political party.
Jun 18, 2018 9:56 AM CDT
The New York attorney general’s office announced Thursday that it is alleging illegal conduct by the Donald J. Trump Foundation in a lawsuit that also names as defendants the president…
Jun 14, 2018 10:35 AM CDT
Minnesota’s broad ban on political badges, buttons and insignia at polling places violates the First Amendment, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday in a 7-2 opinion.
Jun 14, 2018 9:32 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld Ohio’s procedure for purging inactive voters.
The court ruled
5-4 that Ohio's procedure comports with federal voting law. Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. wrote the majority opinion. The court's four liberal justices dissented.
Jun 11, 2018 9:20 AM CDT
President Donald Trump tweeted Thursday that he will pardon conservative commentator Dinesh D’Souza, who pleaded guilty in 2014 to using straw donors to make campaign contributions to a Republican Senate candidate.
May 31, 2018 10:28 AM CDT
A Reed Smith partner representing a Russian company in special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe took offense in a court hearing on Wednesday when a prosecutor said he hung up about…
May 17, 2018 7:05 AM CDT
President Donald Trump confirmed Thursday that he reimbursed his personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, for a $130,000 payment to porn star Stormy Daniels under a confidentiality agreement, while stressing that campaign money was not used.
May 3, 2018 9:02 AM CDT
The Democratic National Committee filed a racketeering lawsuit
Friday against the Trump campaign, Russia, WikiLeaks and a host of other defendants that claims a conspiracy to hack into DNC emails and denigrate Hillary Clinton.
Apr 20, 2018 11:26 AM CDT
A federal judge has held Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach in contempt of court for failing to follow court orders after she barred enforcement of a law that required…
Apr 19, 2018 9:34 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear an appeal by former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, who is serving a 14-year sentence
for political corruption.
It is the second time the court declined to grant cert to Blagojevich, report the Chicago Tribune
and the Chicago-Sun Times
Apr 16, 2018 9:06 AM CDT
FBI agents who raided the office and temporary home of President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Monday reportedly sought records related to an Access Hollywood
tape in which Trump was heard making vulgar comments about women to a reporter.
Apr 11, 2018 2:41 PM CDT
Read more ...