Category Archives: voting rights

Split Ninth Circuit Panel Approves Voting Rules in Arizona Intended to Make Voting Harder for People of Color

Here is the opinion in Democratic National Committee v. Reagan. An excerpt from Chief Judge Thomas’ dissent: “No right is more precious in a free country than that of having a voice in the election of those who make the laws under … Continue reading

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Eighth Circuit Briefs in Brakebill v. Jaeger

Here: Entry ID 4667021 ACCEPTED Appellant’s Brief, Civil No. 18-1725 (8th Cir. May 30, 2018) (00190584x9D7F5) Engry ID 4678343 ACCEPTED Appellees’ Brief 2018.07.02 (00191936x9D7F5) Entry ID 4683480 Reply Brief of Appellant 2018.07.17 (00192205x9D7F5) Prior posts here.

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Opinion in the Grayeyes Case

Here is the written order in Grayeyes v. Cox (D. Utah): 94 dct order Prior posts here.

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Federal Court Orders Willie Grayeyes Back on Ballot in San Juan County

News coverage here, here, and here. Here are most of the materials in Grayeyes v. Cox (D. Utah): 13 motion for preliminary injunction 57 San Juan county opposition to 13 65 motion to dismiss 68 reply in support of 13 … Continue reading

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Muscogee Creek Freedmen Groups Sues Interior, Muscogee (Creek) Nation Principal Chief

Here is the complaint in Muscogee Creek Indian Freedmen Band, Inc. v. Zinke (D.D.C.). From the press release: The Muscogee Creek Nation (“MNC”), with full knowledge and approval of the DOI, continues to deny so-called “Creek Freedmen” and their Descendants … Continue reading

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Tenth Circuit Briefs in Navajo Nation v. San Juan County

Here: san juan county opening brief navajo nation answer brief Prior posts here.

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Eighth Circuit Denies North Dakota’s Motion for Stay in Brakebill v. Jaeger

Here: ca8 order motion for stay appellee response Prior posts here.

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New Scholarship on Voting Rights Act Litigation in Indian Country

Here is Jennifer L. Robinson and Stephen L. Nelson, The Small but Powerful Voice in American Elections: A Discussion of Voting Rights Litigation on Behalf of American Indians , 70 Baylor L. Rev. 91.

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The Nation: “After Stunning Democratic Win, North Dakota Republicans Suppressed the Native American Vote”

Here.

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Salt Lake Tribune Editorial: “It’s time for San Juan County’s white residents to speak up for their American Indian neighbors”

Here. Try going through google news if the link doesn’t work.

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