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Information & Analysis
In a 485-page opinion released yesterday, U.S. District Judge Thomas Schroeder upheld North Carolina\'s voter ID law. A trial on the photo ID issue was held in January and February. The case is League of Women Voters of North Carolina v. Howard.
In an unanimous opinion, the U.S. Supreme Court today denied a challenge to Arizona\'s redistricting process done by commission. The case is Harris v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission.
In an opinion authored by Judge Frank Easterbrook, yesterday the 7th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals reversed a District Court decision that rejected plaintiffs\' additional challenges to Wisconsin\'s voter ID law. The 7th Circuit ruled that the District Court should further consider plaintiffs\' arguments that certain persons are entitled to relief who face substantial obstacles to obtaining an acceptable form of identification. The case is Frank v. Walker.
In an opinion released today, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the longstanding state practice of drawing legislative districts in order to equalize population. The plaintiffs in the case had argued that the Constitution required Texas to take into account the number of voters in each district. Justice Ginsburg authored the lead opinion in this 8-0 decision. Justices Thomas and Alito wrote separate concurrences. The case is Evenwel v. Abbott.
Late last week, Federal District Judge Thomas Schroeder denied the North Carolina NAACP\'s motion for a preliminary injunction, which sought to prevent the implementation of a photo ID requirement in the state\'s March primary. A trial on the issue is set for later this month. The case is League of Women Voters of North Carolina v. Howard.
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