Litigation

News & resources

No one is above the law. We use litigation as a tool to defend the rule of law, to deter criminality, to prevent abuses of power, to counter disinformation, and to protect vulnerable communities.

Three Huge Wins for Democracy in 2022

An extensive recounting of how we achieved three of our top priorities for 2022: reforming the Electoral Count Act, ensuring accountability for January 6th, and combatting disinformation in court.

  • Countering Disinformation
  • Defending the Rule of Law
  • Protecting Elections
  • Campaigns & Coalitions
  • Legislation & Policy
  • Litigation
  • Research & Analysis

Mark Andrews v. Dinesh D’Souza et al.

Protect Democracy and its partners filed suit against the makers and promoters of the election lie-hyping film 2000 Mules.

  • Countering Disinformation
  • Litigation
  • Case Documents

Fighting Disinformation in Court

Law for Truth, a project of Protect Democracy, works to stop those who intentionally or recklessly spread false information that undermines our democracy.

  • Countering Disinformation
  • Litigation
  • Issue

Department of Justice Independence

Protect Democracy engages in litigation and advocacy to preserve the rule of law and prevent an authoritarian-minded executive from using government law enforcement powers as a political weapon.

  • Defending the Rule of Law
  • Legislation & Policy
  • Litigation
  • Issue

Fighting Against Voter Intimidation

Voter intimidation today can take multiple forms. While we’re working hard against these worst-case scenarios, voters should have confidence in elections, and should not be afraid to cast their vote.

  • Protecting Elections
  • Litigation
  • Issue