7th Circuit Reinstates Voter ID

 In Case Updates, Frank v. Walker, Voter ID Litigation

Today, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments in the case challenging Wisconsin’s voter ID law.  In a surprising move, the court entered an order later that afternoon lifting the lower court’s injunction against the law.  The Seventh Circuit concluded that Wisconsin’s law was substantially similar to the Indiana voter ID law upheld by the United States Supreme Court in 2008.  The move should give Wisconsin enough time to implement voter ID before the November election.

A copy of the order is here.

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