State of SOUTH CAROLINA, Plaintiff,
UNITED STATES of America, and Eric Himpton Holder, Jr. in his official capacity as Attorney General of the United States, Defendants, and
James Dubose, et al., Defendant-Intervenors.
United States District Court, District of Columbia.https://leagle.com/images/logo.png
Before KAVANAUGH, Circuit Judge; KOLLAR-KOTELLY, District Judge; and BATES, District Judge.
United States District Court, District of Columbia.
KAVANAUGH, Circuit Judge:
This case concerns South Carolina's new voter ID law, Act R54. The question presented is whether that new state law is lawful under the federal Voting Rights Act. As relevant here, Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act bars state laws that have either the purpose or the effect "of denying or abridging the right to vote on account of race or color." 42 U.S.C. § 1973c(a). The effects prong of Section 5 of the...
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