Texas Can Take Blocked Voter ID Law To High Court

Law360, New York (December 18, 2012, 3:26 PM EST) -- A Washington federal court gave Texas the green light Monday to immediately appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court its rejection of Texas’ bid for approval of its voter identification law, but also stayed the case until the high court rules whether a section of the Voting Rights Act is constitutional.

The three-judge panel of the U.S. District Court for D.C. issued a final judgment in favor of U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder on claim one of Texas’ amended complaint, in which Texas sought a declaratory...
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STATE OF TEXAS v. HOLDER


Case Number

1:12-cv-00128

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District Of Columbia

Nature of Suit

Voting

Date Filed

January 24, 2012

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