Join the U.S and Overseas Vote Foundation, FairVote, and the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law for the Ninth Annual Voting and Elections Summit where we will examine participation, engagement, and what we can do. Read More »
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 »
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 »
- December 10, 2014 Save the Date: Feb. 5-6, 2015 Voting and Elections Summit Mark your calendar for February 5-6, 2015. Join the U.S and Overseas Vote Foundation, FairVote, and the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law for the Ninth Annual Voting and Elections Summit where we will examine participation, engagement, and what we can do. 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?