DOJ Wants Voter Fraud Group Kept Out of Voter ID Case

Law360, Dallas (October 31, 2013, 7:30 PM ET) -- The U.S. Department of Justice on Wednesday told a Texas federal judge not to allow a conservative anti-voter-fraud advocacy group to intervene in a challenge to the state’s voter identification law, arguing the group hasn’t shown it would be injured if the law is thrown out.

The DOJ says True the Vote, a Texas-based grassroots organization aimed at preventing voter fraud, hasn’t shown it has a direct, substantial, legally protectable interest in the government’s suit seeking to upend the voter ID law, also known as SB...
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