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Court won’t re-do Democratic primary

Where individuals alleged that state officials and Democratic party officials unconstitutionally set and conducted a primary scheduled after a congressman unexpectedly died, but they failed to show a likelihood of success on their claims, their delay weighed against any assertion ...

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Lack of property interest fatal to landowner’s claims

Where a real estate development company asserted takings and due process claims against a North Carolina county that allegedly thwarted its ability to obtain water and sewer services, but the company had no constitutionally protected “property” interest at the time, ...

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Farmworker provisions survive constitutional attacks

Where a labor union alleged that two provisions of North Carolina’s Farm Act violated its First Amendment Rights, its argument was rejected. The provisions left undisturbed the ability of farmworkers and farmworker unions to associate with one another and advance ...

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No First Amendment violation for limiting record access

Where one Virginia statute denies non-Virginia-barred attorneys remote access to records otherwise available at the courthouse, and another statute prevents individuals who have remote access from selling, posting or redistributing data obtained from these records to third parties, the statutes ...

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Board of Elections chair dismisses suit by candidate

Where the Virginia Republican Committee chairman concluded that a candidate for office had insufficient signatures on her voter forms, her subsequent suit against the Board of Elections chair was dismissed. The Republican party is a private organization, and no Virginia ...

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