A federal judge on Friday dismissed Donald Trump’s lawsuit against CNN, in which the former president said the network defamed him by associating him with Adolf Hitler.
Trump argued that by using the phrase the “big lie” in… Continue reading
In a late-night court filing
Friday, the NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund and multiple attorneys asked a three-judge panel to direct an official to devise a new map that complies with the 1965 Voting Rights Act.
The… Continue reading
The political action committee that former President Donald J. Trump is using to pay his legal bills faced such staggering costs this year that it requested a refund on a $60 million contribution it made to another group… Continue reading
A rural Georgia
elections office run by Republicans who promote falsehoods about the 2020 election approved a motion on Monday to institute automatic hand recounts for all future elections.
The decision will require elections staff in Spalding… Continue reading
As the 2024 election
approaches, community organizations are preparing for what they expect to be a worsening onslaught of disinformation targeting communities of color and immigrant communities. They say the tailored campaigns challenge assumptions of what kinds of… Continue reading
: “At issue is an executive order
Democratic Governor Andy Beshear issued in 2019, on his third day in office, that has restored the voting rights of at least about 180,000 people
, or five percent of Kentucky’s adult… Continue reading
[Sen.] Scott entered the 2024 race with a war chest of $22 million, and his campaign raised $5.8 million from April through June. In that same time, he laid out about $6.6 million, a significant clip — but… Continue reading
: “a federal judge in Illinois tossed out
brought by three Republicans — including the current representative for the state’s 12th Congressional District, Michael Bost (R) — alleging that the state’s mail-in ballot receipt deadline violates… Continue reading
: “In an echo of mid-century southern defiance of school desegregation, the Yellowhammer State’s Republican-controlled legislature
defied the conservative-dominated Court’s directive
to redraw its congressional map with an additional Black-majority district.”
The Guardian reports
on a different kind of circuit split:
Since 1870, the Augusta judicial circuit has been home to the criminal justice system of a three-county area on Georgia’s border with South Carolina. In that time, no African American… Continue reading
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. USDJ James Moody remands the case for lack of federal question jurisdiction. Although the complaint includes a declaratory judgment claim under HAVA, the court concludes that there’s no private right… Continue reading
For years, regulators and activists have worried that social media companies’ algorithms were dividing the United States with politically toxic posts and conspiracies. The concern was so widespread that in 2020, Meta flung open troves of internal data… Continue reading
Alabama Political Reporter
The decision by Alabama Republican legislators to seemingly defy a Supreme Court directive to redraw congressional voting maps with a second majority-Black district was part of a larger strategy intended to force the high court to… Continue reading
Former President Donald Trump is facing accusations that he and aides asked a staffer to delete camera footage at his Florida estate in an effort to obstruct the classified documents investigations.
The allegations were made Thursday in an… Continue reading