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Case Name Thompson v. Alabama CJ-AL-0015
Docket / Court 2:16-cv-00783-WKW-CSC ( M.D. Ala. )
State/Territory Alabama
Case Type(s) Criminal Justice (Other)
Election/Voting Rights
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Constitutional Clause
Cruel and Unusual Punishment
Due Process
Equal Protection
Ex Post Facto
Defendant-type
Jurisdiction-wide
Discrimination-basis
Race discrimination
General
Disparate Impact
Disparate Treatment
Voting
Voting access
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Race
Black
Voting
Voter qualifications
Voter registration rules
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. ยง 1983
Voting Rights Act, section 2, 42 U.S.C. § 1973
Defendant(s) State of Alabama
Plaintiff Description Several unregistered persons otherwise eligible to register to vote in Alabama who have been denied the right to vote because they were convicted of crimes of moral turpitude. Class status has been denied.
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status granted Pending
Filed Pro Se No
Prevailing Party None Yet / None
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief None yet
Source of Relief None yet
Filed 2016
Case Ongoing Yes
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Docket(s)
2:16-cv-783 (M.D. Ala.)
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Date: 05/27/2020
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General Documents
Class-Action Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief [ECF# 1]
CJ-AL-0015-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/26/2016
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Memorandum Opinion and Order [ECF# 72] (2017 WL 3223915) (M.D. Ala.)
CJ-AL-0015-0002.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 07/28/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Memorandum Opinion and Order [ECF# 80] (2017 WL 6597511) (M.D. Ala.)
CJ-AL-0015-0003.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 12/26/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Plaintiffs' Supplemental Class-Action Complaint For Declaratory and Injunctive Relief [ECF# 93]
CJ-AL-0015-0005.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/01/2018
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Memorandum Opinion and Order [ECF# 178, 178-1] (428 F.Supp.3d 1296) (M.D. Ala.)
CJ-AL-0015-0004.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 12/03/2019
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
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Judges Doyle, Stephen Michael Court not on record show/hide docs
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Marks, Emily Coody (M.D. Ala.) show/hide docs
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Watkins, William Keith (M.D. Ala.) show/hide docs
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Plaintiff's Lawyers Amunson, Jessica Ring (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Blacksher, James U. (Alabama) show/hide docs
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Llewellyn, Patrick D. (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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McGuire, Joseph Mitchell (Alabama) show/hide docs
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Defendant's Lawyers Brasher, Andrew Lynn (Alabama) show/hide docs
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Davis, James William (Alabama) show/hide docs
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Howell, Laura Elizabeth (Alabama) show/hide docs
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Other Lawyers Ayers, Marc James (Alabama) show/hide docs
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