Texas Voter ID Law Confronted With Another Lawsuit

Law360, New York (November 8, 2013, 9:48 PM EST) -- Texas faces yet another challenge to its voter ID law with a group of predominantly Mexican-American plaintiffs having filed suit against the state, claiming in federal court that the law infringes their rights by putting a heavy burden on them to obtain a state-issued photo ID.

The plaintiffs — eight Mexican-American men and women, one African-American man and nonprofit La Union Del Pueblo Entero Inc. — filed a complaint on Nov. 5 claiming the state’s S.B. 14 voter ID law places a substantial burden on Hispanic...
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Case Information

Case Title

Ortiz v. State Of Texas

Case Number



Texas Southern

Nature of Suit

441(Civil Rights: Voting)

Date Filed

November 5, 2013


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