Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals sends 2022 House election case back to lower court
A federal appeals court has sent a Richmond attorney’s lawsuit seeking a House of Delegates race in 2022 back to a lower court so that the question of his legal ability to bring the suit can be answered.
“Upon careful consideration of the submissions of the parties and the oral argument conducted on March 8, 2022, we are satisfied to remand this case back to the district court for it to determine – in the first instance – whether [Paul] Goldman possesses Article III standing to sue,” reads the unpublished opinion issued by the Fourth Circuit Court on Tuesday.
Goldman told ABC8 News that he believes there will still be time for the issue to be sorted in time for a legislative race to be held this year.
- Fourth Circuit hears arguments in case challenging Virginia House of Delegates election, March 8, 2022, Courthouse News
- Federal appeals court hears oral arguments in suit to force 2022 election, March 9, 2022, Information Charlottesville
- Federal appeals court sends Virginia election calendar lawsuit back to lower court, ABC8 News, March 15, 2022
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