Michigan Supreme Court Justice Claims She Faced “Bullying” Over Her Vote to Keep Redistricting Measure on Ballot

Unusual story in the Detroit News: Michigan Supreme Court Justice Elizabeth Clement said she faced “bullying and intimidation” while deliberating a case that paved the way for a redistricting proposal to go on the November ballot. Clement, a Gov. Rick Snyder appointee … Continue reading

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Divided 8th Circuit Stays Lower Court Order Barring Enforcement of Part of North Dakota Voter ID Law Which Plaintiffs Claimed Burdened Native American Voters

You can find the majority and dissenting opinions at this link. Given the divided Supreme Court and the composition of the full 8th Circuit, this ruling is likely to stand, despite the state’s delay, the proximity to the election, and … Continue reading

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Sen. McCaskill Cites Judge Kavanaugh’s Campaign Finance Views as Her Reason for Voting No on His Supreme Court Nomination

Gannett: Sen. Claire McCaskill said Wednesday she will vote against federal appellate judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court. Citing “dark money” in politics as the main reason for her opposition, McCaskill released a lengthy statement through her office Wednesday … Continue reading

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