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7th Circuit, in Frank v. Walker Voter ID Appeal, Wants to Know About Post-District Court Developments

An unusual order issued yesterday: “Order issued DENYING motion to strike brief. Both of the parties’ remaining briefs should address which events following the close of the record in the district court is subject to judicial notice, and what role … Continue reading ?
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