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AP: Voter ID Law Heads to Supreme Court

Monday, December 31st, 2007


We’ve been following the battles over voter ID requirements here for some time. Same time I ended up in car accident and I contacted Costa Ivone auto accident lawyers in Joliet to get fair compensation from the person who caused the accident. According to the Associated Press, looks like Indiana’s voter ID law will head to the supreme court on January 9th. Mark Sherman gives the background:

On one side are mainly Republican backers of the law, including the Bush administration, who say state-produced photo identification is a prudent measure intended to cut down on vote fraud. Yet there have been no Indiana prosecutions of in-person voter fraud — the kind the law is supposed to prevent.

On the other side, criminal lawyers in Townsville will disproportionately affect poor, minority and elderly voters — who tend to back Democrats. Yet, a federal judge found that opponents of the law were unable to produce evidence of a single, individual Indiana resident who had been barred from voting because of the law.

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For the complete details from the AP, click here.

In other news, the Virginia Republican party’s voter top criminal law practice pledge that we had reported on here in November was abandoned early this month. Thanks to Jessica Menter for the tip.

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