Ex-Sidley Austin Atty Moves To Block Dem Superdelegates

Law360, New York (July 14, 2016, 7:01 PM EDT) -- A former Sidley Austin LLP attorney and avowed supporter of Sen. Bernie Sanders asked a New York federal judge on Thursday to block the Democratic National Committee from using superdelegates at its upcoming convention in Philadelphia, saying the Democrats violated his rights by violating their charter.

Jeffrey Mead Kurzon, now of Kurzon Kohen & Stancati LLP, asked U.S. District Judge J. Paul Oetken to enjoin the use of superdelegates at the Philadelphia confab, which starts July 25.

"The issue of superdelegates goes to the core of...
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Case Information

Case Title

Kurzon v. Democratic National Committee et al

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Voting


J. Paul Oetken

Date Filed

June 2, 2016

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