Numbers Dispute Stalls Pa. Voter ID Trial

Law360, Philadelphia (July 30, 2013, 7:17 PM EDT) -- The public was forced from a Pennsylvania courtroom late Tuesday as the presiding judge in a trial over the state’s voter identification law heard testimony from an expert witness in a dispute among attorneys over the number of individuals who’d sought special ID cards from the state.

After objections from state attorneys, Commonwealth Court Judge Bernard McGinley agreed to hear in-camera testimony from a witness for the challengers regarding a database maintained by the Pennsylvania Department of State. The petitioners say the database testimony proves that...
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