Latest Developments

FSFP Senior Advisor On Election Security Susan Greenhalgh To Present Paper On Best Practices for Online Balloting Options at DEFCON Voting Village.

Free Speech For People’s Senior Advisor On Election Security, Susan Greenhalgh, will present the white paper “Leveraging Electronic Balloting Options Safely and Securely During the COVID-19 Pandemic,” at the virtual DEF CON Voting Village with co-author, Dr. Steve Newell, project director of the Center for Evidence in Public Issues at the American Association of the
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Voting Rights Advocates Ask Court to Block Unsafe and Unequal State Election Rules During a Pandemic In Pennsylvania

Motion for Preliminary Injunction filed on behalf of the Pennsylvania NAACP cites major flaws in Pennsylvania’s current election plans that threaten voters’ ability to vote safely in November.  HARRISBURG, PA (August 7, 2020) — Last night, Free Speech For People and the law firm Dechert LLP filed a Motion for Preliminary Injunction in the Pennsylvania
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Voting Rights Advocates File Brief Supporting Motion for Preliminary Injunction to Block Use of Unsafe and Insecure Electronic Voting Machines In North Carolina

Free Speech For People, Lawyers’ Committee For Civil Rights, and pro bono law firm Sheppard Mullin, on behalf of plaintiffs North Carolina NAACP and several individual voters, are seeking a preliminary injunction to enjoin the use of the insecure, unreliable, unsafe, and unverifiable ExpressVote voting machine in North Carolina. On Tuesday, the plaintiffs submitted a
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New report: President Trump’s Commutation of Roger Stone’s Criminal Sentence Violated the Faithful Execution Clauses of the U.S. Constitution

The President’s constitutional power to pardon (or to commute) is broad, but it is not absolute. Rather, it is limited by the text of the Constitution, including, for example, the Equal Protection Clause and the First Amendment, and, most relevant here, Article II’s Faithful Execution Clauses, which established legal constraints on the Executive similar to
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New Revelations from Manhattan DA Show Why New York Attorney General Should Revoke Trump Organization’s Corporate Charter

New revelations from Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance demonstrate why it is more important than ever for New York State Attorney General Letitia James to begin proceedings to dissolve the Trump Organization. Background In 2019, the New York County District Attorney’s Office—acting on behalf of a grand jury—served a subpoena duces tecum on Mazars USA,
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FSFP Board Chair Ben Clements Authors New Oped on How the House Could Stop Trump’s Unconstitutional Use of Federal Paramilitary Officials In U.S Cities.

FSFP Board Chair Ben Clements recently authored an Oped about how The House of Representatives could stop Trump’s unconstitutional use of federal paramilitary officials in U.S cities. “Trump’s use of these federal agencies to turn our country into a police state is not only unconstitutional. It is straight out of the playbook of the fascist
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Free Speech For People Calls for Investigation of Internet Voting Company Voatz

Free Speech For People wrote to the state attorneys general of six states (Colorado, Delaware, Massachusetts, Oregon, Utah, and West Virginia), and the Department of Homeland Security’s Inspector General, calling for an investigation of Voatz, a Boston-based internet voting company, for deceptive and misleading marketing that may violate state laws against consumer deception or fraudulent
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