After DNC Takes Sean Spicer Deposition About Violation of Consent Decree in RNC v. DNC Case, DNC Wants More Discovery and RNC Wants Court to Acknowledge Consent Decree Over

We can’t see or read the Spicer deposition, because it is under seal, but see these two post-deposition letters from the RNC.  In the second, the RNC writes: The RNC believes that a mere reading of the deposition transcript will … Continue reading

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Alabama SOS Office Still Saying, Apparently Contrary to Alabama Law, that Roy Moore Can Pay for a Recount If He Wants One

Al.com: Alabama’s election handbook spells out several offices that are not included in state laws for contesting elections: lieutenant governor, U.S. senator, and U.S. representative. There are other provisions, however, that indicate a candidate or political party could request a recount, “It’s … Continue reading

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Alabama SOS Deputy Chief of Staff Says Alabama Rules May Allow Moore to Request Recount, Despite Plain Language in the Alabama Code to the Contrary

Interview with Business Insider: Beyond that, Moore might not have a recourse. “However, several offices are not included in Alabama’s law for contesting elections: lieutenant governor, U.S. senator, and U.S. representative,” Alabama’s election handbook reads. “The omission of U.S. senators and representatives … Continue reading

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Alabama SOS Merrill Still Won’t Engage on the Merits Over Whether Roy Moore Can Get a Recount If He Pays for It, But Disparages Attorneys and Judges from California

Montgomery Advertiser: It was not immediately clear Wednesday if Moore could request a recount at the current margins. State law allows candidates to challenge recounts outside the automatic trigger if they are willing to pay the costs. Merrill suggested in interviews … Continue reading

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“Civil Rights Division Lawyers And Staff Gave Low Marks To Justice Department Leadership In A Workplace Survey”

Zoe Tillman: Fewer than a third of attorneys and staff in the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division who participated in a workplace survey this year reported feeling “satisfied” with the policies and practices of senior DOJ leadership, according to a report obtained … Continue reading

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