Justices To Review When Lawmakers Can Intervene In Cases

By Jimmy Hoover (November 24, 2021, 4:06 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court said Wednesday that it will decide whether the North Carolina General Assembly can intervene in defense of the state's photo ID requirement for voting, taking up legal questions that, according to the lawmakers, "strike at the heart of a state's sovereign authority to designate agents to represent its interests in court."

North Carolina's speaker of the House and Senate president pro tempore are appealing the Fourth Circuit's decision to bar them from stepping in to defend state law S.B. 824. (iStock.com/bloodua) The speaker of the North Carolina House and president pro tempore of its Senate are appealing a...

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