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...
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Case Title

Veasey et al v. Abbott et al

Case Number



Texas Southern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Voting

Date Filed

June 26, 2013

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