July 2, 2013
by Elizabeth Hand
JURIST Guest Columnist Mike Blackwell, Indiana University McKinney School of Law Class of 2013, discusses the US federal regulatory framework for liquefied natural gas exportation...Global energy markets are currently undergoing a number of significant changes. A recent and rapid expansion in the ...[read more]
November 5, 2006
by Andrew Wood
Subodh Chandra: The consent order we won Thursday against Secretary of State J. Kenneth Blackwell won back the right to vote for many otherwise eligible Ohioans--including college students, the elderly, and homeless people. Those people were not going to be able to vote because they did not... ...[read more]
November 2, 2006
by Tom Henry
Northeast Ohio Coalition for the Homeless v. Blackwell, November 2, 2006. Read the full text of the settlement. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here... ...[read more]
October 5, 2006
by Holly Manges Jones
US District Judge Christopher Boyko ruled Wednesday that an Ohio voting rule requiring naturalized citizens to provide proof of citizenship if challenged by poll workers was unconstitutional. The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio assisted a group of citizens in filing a lawsuit to challenge ...[read more]
September 1, 2006
by Jaime Jansen
Several voting rights groups filed a federal lawsuit in the Southern District of Ohio Thursday demanding that Ohio Secretary of State Ken Blackwell preserve the paper ballots from the 2004 presidential election, just two days before federal law allows states to destroy the ballots. The voting ...[read more]
June 20, 2005
by James Murdock
Leading Monday's corporations and securities law news, General Electric Company has been subpoenaed by the US Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York. In a press release issued Monday, GE said that the subpoena is part of an on-going government probe into the reinsurance ...[read more]
February 9, 2005
by Jeannie Shawl
Commissioners from the federal Election Assistance Commission told the US House Committee on House Administration Wednesday that the use of provisional ballots in the 2004 election allowed more people to vote, with 68 percent of the provisional ballots cast on Election Day being counted toward the ...[read more]
December 15, 2004
by Bernard Hibbitts
Stewart v. Blackwell, United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, Judge David D. Dowd, December 14, 2004. Excerpt:The primary thrust of this litigation is an attempt to federalize elections by judicial rule or fiat via the invitation to this Court to declare a certain voting ...[read more]
December 13, 2004
by Chris Buell
Activist groups Monday made a last-minute request for the Ohio Supreme Court to review the state's presidential election results as members of the Electoral College were scheduled to cast their votes in meetings in Ohio and across the country. The challengers, including the Rev. Jesse Jackson ...[read more]
December 7, 2004
by Bernard Hibbitts
Dan Tokaji, Moritz College of Law, Ohio State University:Ohio Secretary of State Ken Blackwell has certified that President Bush won the state by about 119,000 votes, even as third-party candidates and independent groups continue to question the result. The New York Times has this report.On We... ...[read more]

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