“Equal Protection Challenge to Virginia’s Felony Disenfranchisement Provision Survives Summary Judgment”

State of Elections: “The US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia on Friday granted the State’s summary judgment motion on substantive and procedural due process challenges to Virginia’s voter reinstatement process for convicted felons, as well as an Eight Amendment challenge to the … Continue reading

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SCOTUS Affirms Decision Upholding Maryland Law on “Prison Gerrymandering”

The summary disposition in Fletcher v. Lamone affirms a three-judge district court ruling upholding the state’s “No Representation Without Population Act,”  which requires that, for redistricting purposes, prisoners be counted at their legal home addresses rather than where they’re incarcerated. Demos’ press … Continue reading

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