Are Voter ID Laws Headed Back to the Supreme Court?

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The next term of the Supreme Court begins in a few short weeks and voter ID laws may be one of the first issues on the agenda. The legality of several voter identification laws are being challenged in the federal courts and may be on the fast track to the reach country’s highest court before the November Presidential election.

The Supreme Court last considered the constitutionality of voter ID laws in 2008. In Crawford v. Marion County Election Board, the Court upheld a controversial Indiana voting law requiring photo identification.

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