Texas Denies Race Discrimination Claims In Voter ID Case

Law360, New York (October 28, 2013, 4:49 PM EDT) -- The state of Texas on Friday asked a federal judge to dismiss a consolidated case accusing Texas and its officials of disenfranchising minority groups with a state voter-identification law, saying the complaints contain no plausible allegation that the law is racist.

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott announced June 25 that the controversial law, which requires in-person voters to present government-issued photo IDs, would take effect immediately, just hours after the U.S. Supreme Court invalidated a key provision of the federal Voting Rights Act that had blocked...
To view the full article, register now.