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Breaking: Challengers in Texas Voter ID Case Seek 5th Circuit En Banc Review of Stay Order

The other day I reported that a 5th Circuit motions panel, on a 2-1 vote, allowed Texas to enforce its revised voter id law pending appeal in the case. The court did this even though the trial court found Texas … Continue reading ?
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It is not clear what internal deliberations were taking place at the 5th Circuit which took the Court more than 5 months to issue this order, but the full 5th Circuit will consider Veasey v. Abbott en banc by the … Continue reading ...

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New filing in the 5th Circuit does not even recognize that the trial court found Texas engaged in intentional racial discrimination in passing its voter id law and substitute, and that this finding allows for a broader remedy under ...

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This order makes sense given the Purcell Principle. Still pending are requests in the district court and 5th Circuit to allow Texas to continue to enforce its voter id law pending appeal (which could well take a year or more). … Con...

Plaintiffs in Texas Voter ID Case Want En Banc 5th Circuit to Stop Use of ID Law Pending Final Decision in Case

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5th Circuit Motions Panel, on 2-1 Vote, Allows Texas to Enforce Its Revised ID Law Pending Appeal

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Via Josh Gerstein comes news of this order in the long-running Texas voter ID litigation. Judges Jerry Smith and Jennifer Elrod held that Texas is likely to succeed on the merits because its new voter id legislation (SB 5) is … Cont...

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