Current Cases

Case Status: Victory

Davis v. Guam

May 29th 2012

CIR is representing Guam resident Arnold Davis in a class action lawsuit challenging a race-exclusive plebiscite on the question of whether Guam should seek independence from the United States, statehood, or some other relationship...

Past Cases

Case Status: Victory. Summary Judgment granted by US District Court.

New York Progress and Protection PAC v. Walsh

February 3rd 2014

CIR represented the New York Progress and Protection PAC ("NYP3"), an independent campaign committee formed to run television, radio, and print advertisements on behalf of conservative political candidates in New York State. NYP3 was blocked from participating in New York City's 2013 mayoral election because of New York's campaign finance laws that limit contributions to $150,000 per election cycle...

Case Status: Loss.

Nix v. Holder

May 8th 2012

Constitutional challenge to Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1964 on behalf of group of Kinston, NC citizens...

Case Status: Victory

Reno v. Bossier Parish School District

January 24th 2000

The Center for Individual Rights successfully challenged the DOJ's use of the Voting Rights Act to racially gerrymander voting districts in a Louisiana school district...

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Amicus Briefs

Case Status: Loss

Fraternal Order of Police v. Montgomery County, Maryland

November 3rd 2015

CIR filed an amicus brief in a case challenging the use of public funds to support one side in a popular referendum, to convince the courts that government electioneering is always bad for democracy...