Law360: Keeping Up With Class Actions: A New Era Of Higher Stakes 

May 9, 2024

There have been several lawsuits filed against companies and individuals that were unlawfully seeking to invalidate the 2020 election results, but the National Coalition On Black Civic Participation settlement is novel in resolving claims of spreading false information to protected categories of voters. 

Protect Democracy Project and the Electronic Privacy Information Center filed amicus briefs in support of the plaintiffs, and the U.S. Department of Labor filed a statement of interest in support of finding that Section 11(b) of the Voting Rights Act prohibits threats and attempted threats of nonphysical harm without any necessary showing of racial targeting. 

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