Commentary & Opinion
A tentative thought, building on Rick Hasen's and Justin Levitt's analysis of how the equitable powers of the federal judiciary apply in the context of the new Texas voter ID ruling, in comparison to the recent equitably trilogy in SCOTUS (OH, NC & WI).
Moritz student leader encourages law students to get involved in election administration and engage in election work both partisan and non-partisan.
Judge Easterbook’s opinion upholding Wisconsin’s voter ID requirement asks the right questions.
Main points: (1) Ohio’s elimination of Golden Week has some differences than NC’s elimination of same-day registration throughout all of early voting; and (2) NC’s reversion to a rule disqualifying out-of-precinct ballots has an outright disenfranchising effect lacking in Ohio’s case, but present in Wisconsin’s.
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