NAACP Says Texas Voter ID Law Is Unconstitutional

Law360, Dallas (September 18, 2013, 7:48 PM EDT) -- Texas branches of the NAACP and a Hispanic advocacy group on Tuesday filed a federal suit against the state to block enforcement of a controversial voter identification law, saying it disproportionately impacts minority voters.

The Texas NAACP branches and the Mexican-American Legislative Caucus of the Texas House are asking the court to declare the voter ID law unconstitutional and find the law was enacted with a racially discriminatory purpose that violates Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. The suit, filed against the Texas...
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Texas State Conference of NAACP Branches et al v. Steen et al


Case Number

2:13-cv-00291

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Texas Southern

Nature of Suit

441(Civil Rights: Voting)

Date Filed

September 17, 2013

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