Difference between revisions of "Term Limits Leadership Council v. Clark"

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* [http://ago.nol.org/local/opinion/index.html?topic=details&id=2042 Citation of TLLC v. Clark by Nebraska attorney general in 2007]
 
* [http://ago.nol.org/local/opinion/index.html?topic=details&id=2042 Citation of TLLC v. Clark by Nebraska attorney general in 2007]
  
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Term Limits Leadership Council v. Clark is a lawsuit filed in federal court (the Southern District of Mississippi) in 1997 by the Term Limits Leadership Council. The lawsuit challenged Mississippi laws (Miss. Code Ann. §23-17-57-3) that (a) made it illegal for anyone to circulate an initiative petition until the circulator was a registered voter in the state, and (b) made it illegal to pay petitioners by the signature.

On August 28, U.S. District Court Judge Tom Lee, a Reagan appointee, struck down the law. It was the fourth 1997 decision striking down state laws that made it harder for initiatives to qualify for the ballot.

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