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A Trump-appointed district court judge in Washington, D.C. has thrown out a counter-suit brought against Dominion Voting Systems, Inc. The counter-suit was brought by a lawyer, Sidney Powell, who is facing a defamation suit from the company after she spread unsubstantiated theories that Dominion Voting helped rig the results of the 2020 presidential election. Sidney Powell’s argument that Dominion Systems had behaved improperly when suing her for defamation was brought in the form of an “abuse-of-process” claim. However, Judge Carl Nichols has written in

The Michigan State Supreme Court may get the last word on whether Michigan voters will get the chance to weigh in this November on two hotly-contested ballot initiatives: a proposed amendment to the state constitution to protect the right to an abortion and a major legislative expansion of voter access. Both initiatives stalled on their way to the November ballot within hours of each other, after the Board of State Canvassers deadlocked along party-lines on each measure. Opponents of the abortion rights measure cite

In a 4-3 decision, the Michigan Supreme Court has dismissed a case brought by the Detroit Legislative Caucus, which charged that the state’s newly drawn district lines illegally disadvantaged Black voters. The Court noted that although the newly drawn lines resulted in a decrease of majority-minority districts, they allowed for “White crossover” voting from White Democrats, which still made the election of candidates of color possible. Three dissenting justices, however, wrote that the Michigan Supreme Court had not provided the plaintiffs with a fair