Articles Posted in Election Law

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has filed felony charges against Jacob Wohl and Jack Burkman based on a robocalling program that they operated in August.


In anticipation of the upcoming US presidential election, Google is removing certain autocomplete search suggestions.


The website recently announced updates to its policies on deceptive videos and other content designed to meddle with the voting process.


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A federal district court judge ruled that Google is not a state actor, so the First Amendment does not apply to its efforts to regulate its platform.


On Tuesday, October 15, 2019, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit ordered rehearing en banc in District of Columbia v. Donald J. Trump. The lawsuit, filed by the attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia, alleges violations by President Donald J. Trump of the Foreign and Domestic Emoluments Clauses of the U.S. Constitution.


YouTube is allowing politicians and their campaigns to purchase limited ad space, including ads that target important voting states like Ohio and South Carolina.


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Citing flaws in the current technology, a federal judge has ordered Georgia officials to stop using its outdated electronic voting machines by the end of 2019.


Attorney General William Barr has released a redacted version of the Mueller Report today.  Read a copy of the report here. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com/Mark Van Scyoc…


Residents of New Hampshire currently can register to vote without presenting proof of living in the location where they are voting. The state legislature recently sought to change this rule, perhaps influenced by President Donald Trump’s unsubstantiated allegations of voter fraud in New Hampshire. However, a judge has issued a preliminary injunction…


The Supreme Court issued an order  yesterday upholding a US Federal District Court decision  that requires, effective immediately, more transparency in the naming of of donors to non-profit groups which run advertisements for or against political candidates. The lawsuit, brought by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) against the conservative group…