Tag Archives: court of appeals

California Supreme Court Won’t Hear Keyes v Bowen, on Presidential Qualifications

Ballot Access News:

On February 2, the California Supreme Court refused to hear Keyes v Bowen, 188724, the case that argued the Secretary of State must investigate whether a presidential candidate meets the qualifications to be president, before listing him or her on the ballot. The case had been brought by (America’s Independent Party Presidential Candidate) Alan Keyes in 2008.… Read more ...

Nader Asks D.C. Court Not to Permit 2004 Pennsylvania Challengers to Take Money out of his Bank Account

Ballot Access News reports

http://www.ballot-access.org/2010/04/21/nader-asks-d-c-court-not-to-permit-2004-pennsylvania-challengers-to-take-money-out-of-his-bank-account/

On April 21, Ralph Nader’s attorney Oliver Hall argued in the D.C. Court of Appeals that the Pennsylvania court order, awarding $81,000 to the people who challenged Nader’s ballot access petition in 2004, was fundamentally unjust. See this story from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:

http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/10111/1052186-100.stm

The people who challenged Nader’s petition in 2004 used state government employees, on government time, as well as state government databanks and computers.… Read more ...