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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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Commentator in Salt Lake Tribune Calls for Criminal Prosecution of San Juan County Clerk

Here is “Gehrke: A county clerk’s deceptive attempt to keep Grayeyes out of the San Juan commission race should lead to criminal charges.”

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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”

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San Juan County Republicans Target Navajo Candidate for County Seat

Here is “‘They’re trying to get me off the candidacy’: San Juan County is investigating one of the Navajo Democrats running in a special election.” Here are documents submitted by Willie Greyeyes: greyeyes atty letter greyeyes declaration exhibit c exhibit … Continue reading

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Federal Court Holds North Dakota Voter ID Law Has “Discriminatory and Burdensome Impact on Native Americans”

Here are the materials in Brakebill v. Jaeger (D.N.D.): 81 Motion to Dissolve PI 92 plaintiffs’ memorandum in support re motion for preliminary injunction 94 State Reply 98 Plaintiff Reply 99 DCT Order NARF Presser here: Court Bars Sections of … Continue reading

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