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11-1085 Stone v. Board of Election Commissioners for the City of Chicago

Civil Procedure Mootness An action seeking an injunction pertaining to an election that has already occurred is moot. “’[F]ederal courts are without power to decide questions that cannot affect the rights of litigants in the case before them.’ North Carolina v. Rice, 404 U.S. 244, 246 (1971) (per curiam). If an event occurs during appeal that eliminates the ...

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