(I Hope My) Last Posner Post of the Night

Ari Melber video interview with Judge Posner.

Around the 6-minute mark, Judge Posner talks about the voter id controversy. “Since [my opinion in 2007],…there’s been a lot of writing about these [voter id] laws, and there seems to be a good deal of evidence that the primary effect of the laws is disenfranchisement of eligible voters, rather than what is proper disenfranchisement of impersonators and other frauds. So I think we’ve learned something in the last six years. That doesn’t mean my opinion was correct in 2006. We just didn’t know….we just didn’t have the information. It was guesswork….”


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