The New York Civil Liberties Union, the American Civil Liberties Union, LatinoJustice PRLDEF, the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund, and Steptoe LLP filed a lawsuit today against the Nassau County Legislature for its redistricting plan, which violates the landmark John R. Lewis Voting Rights Act of New York (NYVRA) and the New York Municipal Home Rule Law by diluting the voting strength and political influence of Black, Latino, and Asian residents.

Attorney(s)

Perry Grossman, Terry Ding, Christopher Dunn, Thomas Munson, with the American Civil Liberties Union, LatinoJustice PRLDEF, Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund, and Steptoe LLP

Date filed

February 7, 2024

Court

Supreme Court of the State of New York County of Nassau

Status

Filed