Legal Buzz March 17, 2013: Supreme Court to Hear Challenge to Arizona Voter ID Law

LEGAL BUZZ

COURT AND LEGAL NEWS:

Supreme Court to Hear Challenge to Arizona Voter ID Law

Source: ABC News Radio, 3-17-13

Lawyers for Arizona, a state that has clashed repeatedly with the federal government on the issue of immigration, will be back at the Supreme Court on Monday defending a state law that requires proof of citizenship in order to register to vote in elections.

Critics of the law say that it conflicts with federal law — the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) — which is sometimes referred to as the Motor Voter law. It was enacted in 1993 to establish uniform procedures to vote in federal elections….READ MORE

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