In Voter ID Argument, Pa. High Court Eyes Law's Burdens

Law360, Philadelphia (September 13, 2012, 3:42 PM EDT) -- Arguing before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Thursday, an attorney representing a group of voters challenging the state’s controversial new voter identification law said the measure imposed an unconstitutional burden on voting rights that could disenfranchise tens of thousands of people in the upcoming election.

David Gersch, an attorney from Arnold & Porter representing a group of Pennsylvania voters, told the six sitting justices that the law, which was enacted by the state legislature in March, did not do enough to provide IDs for voters who...
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