Tag: COVID-19 pandemic

Fifth Circuit Court Ruling In The Case Challenging Unsafe And Unequal Election Practices In Texas During A Pandemic Featured in Law 360

Following the ruling, plaintiffs file new motion for preliminary injunction for relief under the Voter Rights Act to require the statewide mask mandate in Texas be applied at polling locations. Law 360 recently covered the Fifth Circuit Court’s ruling in Mi Familia Vota v. Abbott — the case challenging unsafe and unequal election practices in
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Susan Greenhalgh presents paper on best practices for online balloting options amid COVID-19 pandemic

As States grapple with the additional challenges of holding elections during the novel coronavirus pandemic, election administrators are exploring and implementing technology to increase capacity to deliver blank ballots electronically and to provide necessary accessible ballot marking options for voters with disabilities. Free Speech For People Senior Advisor on Election Security Susan Greenhalgh and Dr.
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Challenging Unsafe and Unequal State Election Rules During a Pandemic, Voting Rights Advocates File Lawsuit on Behalf of the Pennsylvania NAACP

HARRISBURG, PA (June 18, 2020) — Today, Free Speech For People and the law firm Dechert LLP filed a lawsuit in the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court on behalf of the Pennsylvania State Conference of the NAACP challenging a broad range of Pennsylvania election practices as unsafe and unequal during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Complaint alleges that
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