Montiero v. City of East Providence (2009)
Category: Due Process Rights of Candidates
Federal lawsuit challenging City Charter provisions that impose increased signature-gathering burdens, above and beyond what state law requires, on candidates who wish to run for local office. The provisions were repealed, and attorneys’ fees were awarded.
Cooperating Attorney: Angel Taveras
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