December 2, 2015

Race-based Hawaiian election enjoined by Supreme Court

By Joshua P. Thompson Senior Attorney

Hot off the press. Last Friday, Justice Kennedy temporarily enjoined a race-based election in Hawaii, pending full review by the Supreme Court.  Today, the full Court enjoined the election in a 5-4 decision. Ballot counting will now stop pending a review on the merits by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

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