Tag: U.S. District Court

  • Federal court panel overturns Alabama’s revised congressional redistricting plan

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    A three-judge panel of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama ruled on Sept. 5 that the revised congressional district boundaries that the Alabama legislature enacted on July 21, 2023, were not in accordance with the Voting Rights Act. The state adopted the revised congressional map after the U.S. Supreme Court…

  • District court judge blocks Florida election law

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    On July 3, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida issued a preliminary injunction blocking S7050, a Florida law making a variety of changes to the state’s elections, including regulating third-party voter registration organizations. The bill requires these organizations to provide a receipt to each applicant when accepting their application, prohibits…

  • 100 of Biden’s U.S. District Court nominees confirmed

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    One hundred of President Joe Biden’s (D) U.S. district court nominees were confirmed by the U.S. Senate as of July 1, 2023, according to the Federal Judicial Center. The United States District Court for the District of New Jersey received the most confirmed nominees with eight. The United States District Courts for the Central and…