Tag: Mi Familia Vota

Voting Rights Groups File Complaint Urging Court to Address Unconstitutional Voter Suppression Law In Texas.

On December 1, 2021, non-profit civic engagement organization Mi Familia Vota and individual voters filed an amended complaint in federal court in Texas to further address the unlawful new voter suppression law recently enacted by the State Legislature. The plaintiffs filed the complaint jointly with Houston Justice, Houston Area Urban League, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority,
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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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Voting Rights Advocates Win Motion To Expedite Appeal to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in Case Challenging Unsafe and Unequal Elections in Texas During a Pandemic.

Mi Familia Vota, the Texas NAACP, and an individual Texas voter won a motion to expedite their appeal to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in the case challenging unsafe and unequal elections in Texas during the coronavirus pandemic. Free Speech For People, the law firm of Lieff Cabraser Heimann &
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