This Election Day, instead of being heard, the voices of hundreds of thousands of voters may be silenced because of stringent new voting laws. Read More »
Fulton County Superior Court Judge Brasher issued an order denying any relief in a lawsuit brought by Third Sector Development, the parent organization of the nonpartisan New Georgia Project. Read More »
Lawyers' Committee to share key information about how to PROTECT your right to vote. Read More »
The U.S. Supreme Court today responded to an emergency appeal and upheld a Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling allowing Texas’ restrictive photo ID law to remain intact for elections in November... Read More »
- October 19, 2014 Election Protection Has You Covered! Election Protection (EP) – led by the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law – is the nation’s largest non-partisan voter protection coalition. The national voter hotlines (1-866-OUR-VOTE, 1-888-VE-Y-VOTA & 1-888-API-VOTE) and Election Day field program assist voters with problems and guides them throughout the voting process. Read More »
- Nov 15 Tenth Circuit Rules That Proof of Citizenship Is Not Required to Register to Vote In a victory for the Lawyers' Committee and its clients, the Tenth Circuit ruled that the Election Assistance Commission is not required to modify the federal postcard registration form for use in Arizona and Kansas to require that individuals provide documentary proof of U.S. citizenship when registering to vote.
- Nov 14 Lawyers’ Committee Hosts Judicial Diversity Panel Discussion in Seattle: “Serving Justice Through Diversity
- Nov 12 Election Watchers Weigh In: Did Voter-ID Laws Suppress the Vote? More than a week later, we’re still trying to figure this one out: How much of an impact did voting restrictions have on the 2014 midterm elections?