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Standing and legal remedies for voter suppression and vote discarding

Suppose that there is an intentional and successful effort by the government to suppress voters likely to vote for a particular candidate or party. Further suppose that this extends to an intentional ...
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Is standing required in traffic court cases when the accused raises the interest?

I have a speeding ticket court date coming up soon in NY and I don't know if there will be a prosecutor or a plaintiff or just the police officer against me. One of my main arguments will be that the ...
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If A fails to pay C under a contract between A and B to do so, can C sue A?

A promises B to pay C a sum of money, say Rs.500. However, A does not pay the amount to C. Can C take legal action against A for non-performance?
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Is “standing” required in a “private prosecution”, and if so, who has it?

I have been reading a little bit about "private prosecutions." One question in my mind is, if they were legal, who would have standing to prosecute them? Would standing even be required? For ...
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Does loss of personal information imply monetary damages sufficient to establish an injury in fact

I was doing a research project on data breaches and Art III standing for a while but I sort of ramped down the intensity in May, and wanted to catch up a bit. Does anyone know if the theory of ...
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Could a federal criminal defendant sue the Senate on 6th amendment grounds?

Specifically, I'm talking about the part of the 6th amendment that guarantees the right to a speedy trial. I've read quite a bit about the long vacancies in federal judge positions due to the senate ...
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If a company offers relief to the potential lead plaintiff in a class action, does that moot the case?

Suppose a plaintiff (let's call her Josephine) sues a company (let's call it CE Inc.) under a statute that sets out the maximum remedy that Josephine could be awarded for CE Inc's violation of that ...
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(US/Florida) Can an individual sue a public university to get them to enforce one of their existing policies?

This is a question of theoretical interest, since the likelihood that I'd actually take this action is near 0. So, there is one particular commonly traveled outdoor covered hallway on campus that is ...
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In a three-party exchange, can one plaintiff represent both plaintiffs against a defendant, in small claims court?

As a follow-up to https://law.stackexchange.com/questions/917/can-texas-landlords-charge-administrative-fee-twice-thrice, suppose there's a high chance that a court would accept that it was NOT ...