Election 2020

 

Election 2020 Volunteer Opportunities

ACS is recruiting lawyer and law student volunteers for nonpartisan activities this election year to help make sure we have a safe, fair, delay-free election for all voters. View volunteer opportunities available with our partner organizations below.

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ACS President Russ Feingold Calls for All Ballots to be Counted

Free and fair elections, and the orderly and peaceful determination and implementation of results are fundamental to our democracy’s survival. Now that the polls have closed, we must ensure that all ballots are counted in accordance with a lawful, accountable, and transparent process. Any election disputes must be resolved in a fair, open and orderly way in accordance with the law.

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The Roberts Court, The Shadow Docket, and the Unraveling of Voting Rights Remedies

Author David Gans highlights the need to reconsider the Purcell principle, a judicial doctrine created by the Roberts Court to close the courthouse doors on voters.

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One Week Out: The Legal Landscape of Election 2020

What should we expect on Election Night and the weeks to follow? How could ongoing litigation impact the administration of the election in these final days and could it impact the outcomes? What have we seen from the Supreme Court recently on election-related matters and how might that change with a new Justice on the bench?

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