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Litigation

 

Luft v. Evers

Case Information

Date Filed: December 13, 2011
State: Wisconsin
Issue: Voter ID
Current Court: US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit (Case 16-3003, 16-3052)

Issue:

Whether Wisconsin voter ID legislation is unconstitutional as applied to certain classes of eligible Wisconsin voters; more specifically, whether the legislation unduly burdens the fundamental right to vote under the Equal Protection Clause, violates the Twenty-Fourth and Fourteenth Amendments as an unconstitutional poll tax, and violates the Equal Proection Clause in arbitrarily refusing to accept certain identification documents.

Status:

7th Circuit opinion issued 6/29/20. Disrict Court USCA Mandate Affirming in Part, and Vacate in Part, the Judgments of the Western District 7/29/20. Motion to Intervene as Defendant by the Wisconsin Legislature 7/29/20.

 

See related Wisconsin voter ID cases: LULAC v. Deininger, League of Women Voters of Wisconsin v. Walker, and Milwaukee Branch of the NAACP v. Walker

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