SCOTUS rules in favor of ITCA, finds that AZ proof of citizenship requirement for voter registration is preempted by the NVRA. Read More »
Following up on the Illinois Election Protection 2012 program, the Lawyers' Committee and Chicago Lawyers' Committee hosted a hearing on June 12 in Chicago. Read More »
- June 04, 2013 Lawyers' Committee Applauds Nomination of Patricia Ann Millett to United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit President Obama nominates Lawyers' Committee board member United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Read More »
- Jun 17 Background and Media Reports on Supreme Court Victory in Arizona NVRA Case The Supreme Court ruled in favor of the Lawyers' Committee and partners today in deciding that Arizona's proof of citizenship requirement for voter registration was preempted by the NVRA in the matter of Arizona v. ITCA. Click here to learn about the case, read the opinion, and check out media reports!
- Jun 17 Victory in Arizona v. ITCA: Supreme Court Requires Arizona to Comply with NVRA The U.S. Supreme Court delivered a strong victory for voters and voting rights advocates in Arizona v. Inter-Tribal Council of Arizona, Inc. The Court ruled that by requiring additional proof of citizenship beyond that required by the federal voter registration form, Arizona’s Proposition 200 conflicts with and is preempted by the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (NVRA).
- May 31 Lawyers’ Committee Weighs In on Presidential Commission on Election Administration It is our hope that the appointees to the Presidential Commission on Election Administration take a broad look at what is required to fix deficiencies within American elections.