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Pierson v. Stepien
Pierson v. Stepien, No. 1:20-cv-09266 (S.D.N.Y.)
|Case Summary||Plaintiff, a Wisconsin voter, sought relief from the court with respect to the Trump campaign's intended Wisconsin recount. The plaintiff alleged that Wisconsin's "pay-to-play" recount law violates her equal protection rights and that the Trump campaign's recount fundraising efforts violate federal statutes.|
|Type of Court||Federal|
|Complaint(s)||11/04/2020: Complaint filed.|
|Dispositive Ruling(s)||11/13/2020: Order/Ruling, Plaintiff's claim filing was found to have deficiencies, which upon notification by the court, were not corrected; thus the court has administratively closed the case without prejudice.|