DOJ and Private Plaintiffs File #SCOTUS Responses in NC Emergency Voting Case

Private Plaintiffs’ response. DOJ’s response. Chief Justice Roberts can now decide this motion himself or refer to the Court. (NC might try to draft a reply by tomorrow).  I’d expect a decision early next week. Here’s what I said about … Continue reading

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“Judge sets oral arguments to determine if Texas intended to discrminate with voter ID law”

David Saleh Rauf reports in the San Antonio Express-News on this Order setting a January argument date on the question whether Texas passed its voter identification law with a racially discriminatory purpose. A finding of racially discriminatory purpose could allow the … Continue reading

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“Donald Trump, a ‘Rigged’ Election and the Politics of Race”

Today’s must-read from Maggie Haberman and Matt Flegenheimer in the NYT: Darrell L. Clarke, Philadelphia’s City Council president, said the racial overtones of Mr. Trump’s remarks were clear. “When you talk about ‘certain areas’ in Pennsylvania, we all know what … Continue reading

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Texas Will Seek #SCOTUS Review of 5th Circuit Voter ID Ruling: Is It Planning on Challenging Rules This Election?

Texas has already agreed to a softening of its voter id law for this election. As expected, the state has announced it will file a cert. petition at the Supreme Court seeking review. But this line in the Dallas News story is … Continue reading

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