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The Arkansas Supreme Court yesterday issued an opinion striking down the state's voter ID law, affirming the lower court's ruling that the law violates the Arkansas Constitution. The case is Kohls v. Martin.
The Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals today granted an emergency motion for a stay pending appeal filed by the state. The court's order blocks the District Court's opinion striking down Texas' voter ID. The case is Veasey v. Perry.
The U.S. Supreme Court granted an application to vacate the Seventh Circuit's stay, effectively halting the implementation of Wisconsin's voter ID law for this November's election. The case is Frank v. Walker.
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas issued an opinion striking down Texas' voter ID law, finding that it violates the Voting Rights Act and various constitutional provisions. The case is Veasey v. Perry.
Late yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court issued an order granting the state's request for a stay of the opinion of the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals issued earlier this month. The order, issued in League of Women Voters of North Carolina v. Howard, means that the entirety of North Carolina's recent voting law changes are back in effect for the November election.
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