May 5, 2014
The Future of Wisconsin’s Voter ID Law
On April 29, a federal court ruled that 2011 Wisconsin Act 23, the Wisconsin voter ID law, violates Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act and imposes an unjustified burden on the right to vote in violation of the Fourteenth Amendment. Jim Eichner, Managing Director of Programs, Advancement Project; Charles G. Curtis, Jr., Partner, Arnold & Porter LLP; and John Ulin, Partner, Arnold & Porter LLP discuss details about the court’s decision and its likely impact on the Wisconsin voter ID law and similar laws in other states
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