2 of 3 Judges on WI 7th Circuit Voter ID Panel Voted Against Plaintifs in IN Voter ID Case; 1 Was Not on Court

The judges chosen are Judges Easterbrook, Sykes, and Tinder. The first two voted against rehearing the Crawford case upholding Indiana’s voter id law.  Judge Tinder joined the court after that case. Of course, the facts of the two cases are different, … Continue reading

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“Federal appeals judges to hear Wisconsin voter ID arguments” – Will J. Posner Participate?

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel: ”A panel of three federal appeals court judges in Chicago will hear arguments on whether to reinstate Wisconsin’s voter ID law on Friday, less than eight weeks before the Nov. 4 election.” The identity of the panel members should be posted … Continue reading

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About the $2 Birth Certificate in Texas to Get “Free” Voter ID

Brennan Center report from the trial [with language updated from the Brennan Center]; Under cross-examination by Dan Freeman, [Victor Farinelli, the electronic registration manager of the Department of State Health Services’ Vital Statistics Unit] testified that there is no law or … Continue reading

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“Arkansas Neglecting Low-Income Voters, in Violation of Federal Law”

Press release: “ Citing evidence that low-income Arkansas residents have unlawfully been denied the opportunity to register to vote, attorneys from the voting rights groups Demos, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, the NAACP, Project Vote, and the law … Continue reading

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