October 7, 2014

LegalEyes for October 7, 2014

Attorney General Eric Holder, Eric Holder, Ferguson, Holt v. Hobbs, LegalEyes, Same-sex marriage, Voter ID

by Caroline Cox

Eric Garcia explains in The New Republic how taxpayers are paying millions due to voter ID laws.

Elias Isquith provides another take on voter ID laws, arguing for Salon that Attorney General Eric Holder understood the stakes of these laws.

In The Huffington Post, Geoffrey R. Stone asserts that the Supreme Court took a “reckless risk” in declining all seven of the same-sex marriage cases.

Today the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments for Holt v. Hobbs. Nina Totenberg of NPR provides an overview of the case that provides a new test of religious freedom.

Andrew Cohen writes for Brennan Center for Justice’s blog on a new Supreme Court case that questions whether judicial candidates can solicit money.

In Slate, Elliot Hannon reports on a ruling from a U.S. District Court that the policing of the Ferguson protests was unconstitutional.