Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) is considering three people for an open Ohio Supreme Court seat. Kasich, a Republican, asked for applicants for the seat to be left vacant on Jan. … Click to Continue »
A legislative effort to remove Ohio Supreme Court Justice William O'Neill from the bench over his decision to run for governor has reached the next stage. Rep. Niraj Antani, a … Click to Continue »
A voter-rolls law in Ohio that could have nationwide implications if it is allowed to stand is getting fully vetted by the U.S. Supreme Court this week. The post Purge Ohio Law That Throws Folks Off Voter Rolls appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Marcia Coyle, chief Washington correspondent at The National Law Journal, appears on PBS NewsHour to review the U.S. Supreme Court's arguments over the merits of Ohio's process to purge state voter rolls.
Nina Totenberg’s report on yesterday’s oral argument begins with this: JON HUSTED: We believe our state is one where we make it easy to vote and hard to cheat. We make every effort possible to try to reach out to … Continue reading ...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court appeared sympathetic Wednesday to states that seek to prune their voting rolls by targeting people who haven't voted in a while.
Maintaining the right to vote may depend on keeping people who don’t always vote on the rolls, as a Ohio case before the Supreme Court shows.
Today the voting wars reached the Supreme Court, which heard oral argument in Husted v. A Philip Randolph Institute, a case which concerns an Ohio law which makes it relatively easy to remove voters from the rolls. While there might … Continue reading ?
WASHINGTON, D.C. — All of the U.S. Supreme Court justices — or at least the seven that spoke on Wednesday — seemed to agree that voting cannot be a “use it or lose it” right. But they disagreed on what that means in practice. Several conservative justices, including John Roberts and Samuel Alito, appeared open […]
The Ohio solicitor general faced sharp questions from Justices Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor over the process.
The Supreme Court sounded closely split Wednesday in a potentially far-reaching election-law dispute over whether Ohio and other states may remove voters from the rolls who have not voted in two elections and have failed to respond to a notice in the mail. Civil rights lawyers said such “purges”...
The justices considered whether states may cull their voting lists based on the failure to vote.
The Supreme Court may be poised to green-light a controversial Ohio program that removes infrequent voters from the state’s registration lists. During oral arguments Wednesday morning, several justices seemed more concerned with preserving the...Show More Summary
Conservative and liberal U.S. Supreme Court justices appeared at odds on Wednesday in a closely watched voting rights case, differing over whether Ohio’s purging of infrequent voters from its registration rolls — a policy critics say disenfranchises thousands of people — violates...
By Andrew Chung WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Conservative U.S. Supreme Court justices were joined by liberal Stephen Breyer on Wednesday in signaling sympathy toward Ohio's policy of purging infrequent voters from registration rolls -- a practice critics say disenfranchises thousands of people -- in a pivotal voting rights case. Show More Summary
Ohio's lawyer faced sharp questions about how failing to respond to a mailing from the state was evidence someone may have moved and might be an ineligible voter.
Nina Totenberg curtain raiser on Husted. … Continue reading ?
The U.S. Supreme Court returns to the issue of voting rights on Wednesday as the justices hear arguments over whether Ohio’s policy of purging infrequentvoters from its registration rolls disenfranchises thousands of people and violates federal law. The nine justices are set to hear an hour...
This week, the court will parse a 1993 law to determine whether Ohio can purge non-voters from the rolls. But no one’s talking about the ‘voter fraud’ lie underneath it.
"Caging" is legalized. Trump re-nominates GOP hit man for federal judge. The Court reviews massive Ohio purge. January is shaping up to be a big month for Republican vote suppressors—and not in a good way for anyone who believes American politics benefit when more people vote. Show More Summary