WHAT: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit will hear arguments in Cawthorn v. Amalfi on the expedited appeal of a federal district court judge’s ruling blocking the North Carolina State Board of Elections from reviewing whether Rep. Madison Cawthorn is disqualified to appear on the 2022 primary ballot under Section 3 of the 14th Amendment (the Insurrectionist Disqualifications Clause). Cawthorn filed this federal lawsuit after voters brought a challenge under 14.3 to his eligibility before the North Carolina State Board of Elections. 

WHEN: Tuesday, May 3, 2022, 2:00 PM EST

WHERE: Red Courtroom (Room 412), 11 East Main Street, STE 501, Richmond, VA 23219

WHO: Press Millen from Womble Bond Dickinson will argue on behalf of the voters challenging Cawthorn’s eligibility.

Listen Only Link: Members of the public and press can listen to the oral arguments live, here.

BACKGROUND: For more information about the Challenge to Madison Cawthorn’s eligibility under Section 3 of the Fourteenth Amendment, including relevant court documents, click here.  Click here to read our opening brief before the federal appeals court and here to read our reply brief


The Court hearings are open to the public. All media are welcome.