Right to Vote

Case C-673/20 EP v Préfet du Gers: The Stripping of the Right to Vote

Case C-673/20 EP v Préfet du Gers: The Stripping of the Right to Vote

Image description: the Court of Justice of the European Union Ruling of the CJEU After the request for a ...
Coughlan v Minister for the Cabinet Office: Legitimising Voter ID under the guise of Statutory Interpretation

Coughlan v Minister for the Cabinet Office: Legitimising Voter ID under the guise of Statutory Interpretation

Image description: A placard with 'Voting is my superpower' written on it.  In less than a week, the Supreme ...
Proposed Voter ID Reforms in the UK: The Dangers of ‘Fraud’ Based Regulation

Proposed Voter ID Reforms in the UK: The Dangers of ‘Fraud’ Based Regulation

The UK government’s Election Bill containing controversial Voter ID provisions is progressing with haste through ...
A Golden Passport to Crime and Corruption: European Values on Trial

A Golden Passport to Crime and Corruption: European Values on Trial

The Law Office of the Republic of Cyprus recently released a final report, just shy of 800 pages and drafted ...
The Great Dissent: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Shelby County v. Holder

The Great Dissent: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Shelby County v. Holder

Dissents speak to a future age. … [T]he greatest dissents do become court opinions and gradually over time their ...
Vote, But You Cannot Verify: The Namibian Supreme Court’s Presidential Election Decision

Vote, But You Cannot Verify: The Namibian Supreme Court’s Presidential Election Decision

On 5 February 2020, the judgement of Panduleni Itula, concerning the constitutionality of using electronic voting ...
The High Court of Malawi Nullifies May 2019 Presidential Election in Landmark Judgment

The High Court of Malawi Nullifies May 2019 Presidential Election in Landmark Judgment

In a landmark judgment, Saulos Klaus Chilima & Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera v Arthur Peter Mutharika & ...
Challenge to Electronic Voting Machines in Namibia’s Elections Dismissed by the Electoral Tribunal

Challenge to Electronic Voting Machines in Namibia’s Elections Dismissed by the Electoral Tribunal

On November 27, Namibians will, for the 7th time since independence and multi-party democracy, go to the polls in ...
US Supreme Court split on the partisan politics of district drawing

US Supreme Court split on the partisan politics of district drawing

At the end of June, the U.S. Supreme Court waded into the fight over political partisanship in American politics. ...
Turkish Local Elections: What Does the Delayed Declaration of Election Results Mean?

Turkish Local Elections: What Does the Delayed Declaration of Election Results Mean?

While nearly three weeks have passed since local elections were held in Turkey on 31st March 2019, the Turkish ...
Zambia’s police force undermine opposition in Sesheke

Zambia’s police force undermine opposition in Sesheke

Recent reports and video footage of the political unrest in Sesheke’s Parliamentary by-elections have brought to ...
Should Canadian Citizens Abroad have an Unfettered Right to Vote?

Should Canadian Citizens Abroad have an Unfettered Right to Vote?

Canadian citizens who have resided abroad for five years or more did not have the right to vote in a federal ...

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