As court deliberates, two statements against Bloomberg’s eviction of OWS – Green Party & NYCLU

(And, of utmost importance, be sure to go into NYC this Thursday, Nov 17th. We are going to occupy the whole city! Info at OccupyWallSt: here. Long Islanders will meet at the LI Waiting Room of Penn Station at 3:30pm Thursday.) (Court Update from The Guardian:” 2.02pm: The supreme court hearing has now finished, and […]

This morning, 3/20/09, court heard oral arguments in Nader vs. DNC

“There has to be some judicial standard to protect our First Amendment right to petition to run for office…”

Fri. March 20th: Oral arguments in Nader vs. the DNC

If you can go to DC tomorrow, consider doing court support for Ralph Nader (and the spirit of ballot access)! from Ballot Access News Oral Argument in Nader v Democratic National Committee Set for March 20th The U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit, will hear oral arguments in Nader v Democratic National Committee, on the […]

Watching the process: Chance to hear oral arguments about immigration issue controversy from Suffolk County Legislature

KW: One of the leftover proposals from the spell of anti-immigrant legislation that was bubbling in the Suffolk County Legislature is the bill IR1105, which will receive a day in court this Friday. See information below. Video from the time the bill was being proposed is at the bottom of this post. And, also, for […]

Lots of news about Al-Zeidi: appeared in court, strategy set, adjourned date set

“What made me do it was the humiliation Iraq has been subjected to due to the U.S. occupation and the murder of innocent people,” al-Zeidi said. “I wanted to restore the pride of the Iraqis in any way possible, apart from using weapons.” Summary from the AP story: 1.Al-Zeidi appeared in court, with no signs […]

Pennsylvania: PA Supreme Court to hear petition challenge/costs case

from Ballot Access News Pennsylvania Supreme Court Will Hear Case Involving Costs of Petition Challenges February 2nd, 2009 On January 30, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court agreed to hear an appeal in In Re Nomination Petition of Farnese, concerning the Pennsylvania habit of assessing court costs to the losing side, whenever the validity of a petition […]

Pennsylvania green candidate still seeking justice with court

There are a few reasons why this case is so important to me and the world. The background is that Carl Romanelli filed to run for office in Pennsylvania in 2006.  His petitions were challenged. Now, it comes out that the people challenging his petitions, and going to meetings to keep him off the ballot, […]

US Supreme Court accepts challenge to Voting Rights Act

Found this at The Batts Report and confirmed at Ballot Access News. This is not good news for voting protection… from The Batts Report A challenge to The Voting Rights Act January 9, 2009 WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court announced Friday that it will hear a challenge to the landmark 1965 voting rights act, paving […]

Save the date 12/29: Go to D.C. to support journalist Muntadhar Al-Zaidi

I only find this through one source. So, I am posting it as a Save-The-Date: Free Al-Zeidi Rally Set for Dec. 29 in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON, Dec. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The following statement is being issued today by Consumers for Peace — A rally calling on the Iraqi Government to free Montather Al-Zeidi, the man […]

Al-Zaidi’s trial set for Thurs. Dec. 31st, 2008

Update: SAVE THE DATE: December 29th demonstration in D.C. in  support of Muntadhar: here. KW: Please help me keep vigil over the eloquent, shoe-throwing hero, Muntadhar Al-Zaidi. The Prime Minister of Iraq (who is a friend of George Bush’s) has created unique and wild accusations to try to smear Al-Zaidi. I keep seeking petitions and […]

The world must see al-Zeidi. The world should watch his life story video.

Sign petition to support al-Zeidi: here at CodePink. KW: I am extremely concerned that the world was promised a “court appearance” by the eloquent shoe-thrower, Muntader al-Zeidi. Yet, he never appeared. The court only claimed that he had seen a judge with a court-appointed lawyer. Since there are conflicting accounts on if he was beaten […]

Thursday, Dec. 11th at 8am: Court Support Rally for Hempstead 15

Please come out and support the 15 demonstrators – many Iraq Veterans Against the War – who were arrested the night of the Hofstra Presidential Debate. They wanted to ask the two major party candidates a question about the war and a question about veteran benefits, and they were denied entry. When a group of […]

How soon can D.C. get a rep in Congress?

The DC Statehood Green Party affirm with every mention of their name that DC deserves to get its fair representation in Congress. Some media have reported a possible deal to give DC and Utah each an extra vote in Congress at the same time. (Which, is one way to cancel out the probably Democratic vote […]

Good news for electoral activists: 6th Circuit issues excellent opinion

(excerpt from) Ballot Access News 6th Circuit Issues Excellent Opinion on Need to Treat All Voters Equally On November 26, the 6th circuit issued an opinion in League of Women Voters v Brunner, no. 06-3335, which has excellent philosophy about the protection given to each voter by the U.S. Constitution. This specific case was filed […]

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