Federal judge denies stay of Wisconsin voter ID ruling

[JURIST] A federal judge on Wednesday denied a request by Wisconsin’s Attorney General JB Van Hollen [official profile] to stay the his April ruling [JURIST report] against the state’s voter identification law. The April ruling found that the Act 23 [text, PDF] requirement that all residents present photo ID when voting violated the Voting Rights Act [materials] and the US Constitution. Van Hollen asked both District Judge Lynn Adelman and the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit [official…

Source: http://jurist.org/paperchase/2014/08/federal-judge-denies-stay-of-wisconsin-voter-id-ruling.php

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