Bryan Sells appeared this morning on Georgia Public Broadcasting's On Second Thought talk show with Adam Ragusea. Topics included recent developments in the field of voting rights nationally and in Georgia.
The March 16 edition of the Daily Report covered the launch of our firm. Here's an excerpt from the article, "Justice Department Voting Rights Lawyer Goes Solo":
Civil rights lawyer Bryan Sells has left the Department of Justice in Washington to start his own voting rights and election law firm here in Atlanta.
Sells was special litigation counsel for the Voting Section of the DOJRead More
The Law Office of Bryan L. Sells, LLC to focus on voting rights, election law, and redistricting.
Atlanta, GA – March 7, 2016 – Bryan L. Sells is pleased to announce the launch of The Law Office of Bryan L. Sells, LLC. Drawing on Sells’ experience in the government and nonprofit sectors, the boutique firm will specialize in voting rights, election law, and redistricting matters.
Based in Atlanta, Georgia, the new firm will represent individual voters, civil rights organizations, political parties, and candidates across the country in complex voting rights litigation. The firmRead More
From the BloombergBusiness article, Texas, U.S. Resume Fight Over Maps That Curb Latino Power:
“Partisanship is not a defense to intentional vote dilution,” Bryan Sells, a lawyer with the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, told the San Antonio judges last month. “If a legislature intentionally dilutes minority voting strength because its members are under the impression, mistaken or otherwise, that doing so will help their political party, it is not legally different,” from diluting minority voting strength because they “don’t like black or brown people,” Sells said, according to a transcript.Read More
From the BloombergBusiness article, Texas Back in Court With U.S. in Minority Voting Fight:
“We’re here because the State of Texas, as it has in every redistricting cycle since 1970, adopted redistricting plans that discriminate against its minority citizens,” Bryan Sells, a Justice Department lawyer, told a trio of San Antonio judges today. “We have evidence that vote dilution was anything but accidental.”Read More