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Lawmakers, not judges, should make election law — LJC Blog

In an amicus brief filed on December 7, 2020, Liberty Justice Center Managing Attorney Daniel Suhr wrote to encourage the Supreme Court to “adopt a clear, bright-line rule based on the text of Section 2” to “bind lower court judges so that state executives and...

Order issued in Illinois Vote By Mail case

Late this afternoon a federal judge ruled in the lawsuit challenging Illinois’ new Vote By Mail program that ballot harvesting is illegal and political operatives cannot collect mass amounts of mail-in ballots and submit them to election authorities.

Cooke v. Illinois State Board of Elections

This case began in February 2016 after David Cooke, a Streator resident, filed a complaint with the Illinois State Board of Elections alleging that the Committee for Frank J. Mautino violated the Illinois Election Code. Attorneys from the Liberty Justice Center have provided free legal...

Harlan v. Scholz

The Liberty Justice Center is challenging an Illinois law that guarantees some voters – but not others – the right to register to vote at their local polling places on Election Day.

Steven Wailand v. City of Macomb

Victory! The Liberty Justice Center prevented Macomb, Illinois, from denying college student Steven Wailand the City Council seat to which he was elected.