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“Federal appeals judges question challenge to revised Texas voter ID law”

Texas Tribune: In Texas’ bid to keep its voter identification law intact, it was its legal foes — lawyers representing voting and civil rights groups and individual voters of color — who faced a tougher line of questioning Tuesday before … Continue reading ?
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Federal judge keeps Wisconsin voter ID law intact

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A U.S. federal judge refused Monday a national civil rights group’s request to expand the forms of photo identification that Wisconsin voters can use at the polls. The American Civil Liberties Union had asked the U.S. District Court...

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Texas officials hoped to persuade federal appeals judges in New Orleans on Tuesday that the state's latest voter ID law should be allowed to take effect. A hearing at the … Click to Continue »

The Latest: Texas argues its voter ID law is fixed

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on federal appeals court arguments over Texas' modified voter ID law (all times local): 11:22 a.m. The Texas solicitor general has told federal appeals court judges in New Orleans that the state has fix...

“Texas back in court on ‘discriminatory’ voter ID law”; 5th Circuit Panel Draw is Higginbotham, Jones, and Graves

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Oral argument before the 5th Circuit Tuesday in Veasey case on the intentional discrimination question. With Judges Edith Jones and James Graves on the panel, there is likely to be a dissent, given how each voted in the last go … Co...

“In latest voter ID filing, feds argue Texas discriminated on purpose”

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Texas Tribune: Months after a federal appeals court ruled that Texas lawmakers discriminated against African-American and Latino voters in passing a strict voter identification law, the Obama administration and civil rights groups a...

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