Pa. Judge Won't Block Voter ID Law Without Hearing

Law360, Philadelphia (September 21, 2012, 4:11 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania state judge rejected a motion Thursday to block the state's controversial voter identification measure from taking effect without holding a hearing to decide if the state is adequately providing IDs to voters, saying the hearing was mandated by the state Supreme Court.

Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court Judge Robert Simpson rejected the motion, submitted by plaintiffs challenging the law, the same day it was submitted, ruling that issuing an injunction flew in the face of an order issued by the Supreme Court on Tuesday asking Judge...
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