Explaining Justice Breyer’s Surprising (Non-)Vote in the Texas Voter ID Case

Justice Breyer did not join in Justice Ginsburg’s fiery 6-page dissent in the Texas voter id case the Supreme Court just decided. The majority let Texas’s law go into effect, despite a final judgment from a federal district court finding Texas … Continue reading

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“Voter ID Facts and Motivation: Easterbrook v. Posner”

Bauer finds the difference between Judges Easterbrook and Posner (and the difference between Crawford and the instant Wisconsin struggle) to be their consideration of legislative motive. Maybe.  But I think there’s (perhaps also) a difference between the quality of the factual … Continue reading

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