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Kennedy v. Riley update, in the Supreme Court

My co-counsel and I have filed a motion to dismiss or affirm the State of Alabama's appeal in Riley v. Kennedy, No. 07-77 in the U.S. Supreme Court. The State's jurisdictional statement is available here.

The case was brought by my clients under Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act for an injunction against the Governor's appointment of a replacement county commissioner in Mobile County. Our suit asserted that the Governor had not obtained preclearance of an Alabama Supreme Court decision before enforcing it.

Earlier information on the case is available here, here, here, here, and here.

This entry was posted by Edward at 1:04 PM, 29 October 2007 | Categories: Documents from cases , Voting Rights Act


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