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  • Redistricting Report Cover

    The League and the Campaign Legal Center (CLC) recently released the final report and summary of the 2009 conference "Developing an Action Agenda for Redistricting in 2011." With support from the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, the Joyce Foundation and the Ford Foundation, the League and CLC brought together redistricting activists and experts to determine how to influence the results of the upcoming redistricting processes in states following the 2010 Census.

  • The League and the Campaign Legal Center (CLC) released the final report and summary of the 2009 conference "Developing an Action Agenda for Redistricting in 2011." With support from the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, the Joyce Foundation and the Ford Foundation, the League and CLC brought together redistricting activists and experts to determine how to influence the results of the upcoming redistricting processes in states following the 2010 Census.
  • The League filed an amicus brief in League of Women Voters vs. Rokita  before the Indiana Supreme Court.  The brief argues that the Indiana Voter I.D. law burdens the voting rights of some citizens resulting in the unjustifiable disenfranchisement of constitutionally eligible voters.

  • as formulated at Pocantico Redistricting Conference July 2009

    The statement below was agreed upon by attendees of the Pocantico Redistricting Conference on July 22-24, 2009. Additional organizations and individuals have signed on as well. All signatories are listed below. The essential principles are:

  • In an amicus curiae brief, the League asked the Supreme Court to protect fair voting districts by holding that the Voting Rights Act does not require a minority community's size to meet a rigid numerical quota.

     

  • In an amicus curiae brief, the League asked the Supreme Court to protect fair voting districts by holding that the Voting Rights Act does not require a minority community's size to meet a rigid numerical quota.

    This follows successful League action last year to ask the Court to take up this important redistricting case.

  • Leagues File Amicus Brief in Indiana Voter ID Case

  • League Files Amicus Brief in North Carolina Voting Rights Act Case

    LWVUS filed an amicus brief in the Supreme Court that will determine the rights of minority voters in North Carolina.  The brief urges the Court to hear the case which will review the Voting Rights Act in relation to a 2003 redistricting in North Carolina.

  • Amicus Brief in North Carolina Voting Rights Act Case

    LWVUS filed an amicus brief in the Supreme Court that will determine the rights of minority voters in North Carolina.  The brief urges the Court to hear the case which will review the Voting Rights Act in relation to a 2003 redistricting in North Carolina.

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