Kim v. Hanlon Amicus Brief

April 9, 2024

Civil Rights Groups Argue Appeals Court Should Affirm Lower Court’s Decision to Stop Use of County Line on New Jersey’s Primary Ballots in June Primary

Amici curiae the League of Women Voters of New Jersey (“LWVNJ”), Salvation and Social Justice (“SandSJ”), New Jersey Alliance for Immigrant Justice (“NJAIJ”), New Jersey Policy Perspective (“NJPP”), AAPI New Jersey (“AAPI
NJ”), Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (“AALDEF”), and Asian Americans Advancing Justice | Advancing Justice (“Advancing Justice-AAJC”) are nonpartisan, non-profit organizations working and/or based in New Jersey. LWVNJ, the New Jersey chapter of the national League of Women Voters, is a grassroots organization working to protect and expand voting rights and ensure everyone is represented in our democracy. SandSJ is a statewide racial justice organization in New Jersey that has advocated for major voting rights efforts, including restoring the right to vote to all people with criminal convictions. NJAIJ is New Jersey’s largest immigration coalition and is regularly a leader in campaigns to expand rights, including fair and transparent redistricting, language access, and visibility for immigrants and communities of color through data disaggregation. NJPP is a think tank that focuses on state-level public policies that lift up economic, racial and social justice through evidence-based research and analysis, strategic communications and authentic partnerships, including on democracy-related issues.