August 11, 2014
by Kimberly Bennett
A judge for the US District Court Middle District of North Carolina on Friday rejected preliminary relief in the form of an injunction against a new voter law in North Carolina. The law will require voters to show a picture ID at the polls by 2016, but other changes are already in effect and were ...[read more]
September 30, 2013
by Addison Morris
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced on Monday that it has filed a lawsuit to bar North Carolina from implementing their recently-passed voting reform bill, stating that the stricter requirements will disproportionately effect minority groups. Particularly, the DOJ takes issue with the ...[read more]
August 27, 2013
by Elizabeth Hand
JURIST Guest Columnist Nick Byrne, University of North Carolina School of Law Class of 2015, analyzes the repercussions — both intended and otherwise — that will arise from the recent North Carolina legislation requiring government-issued IDs at elections...In the final hours of the ...[read more]
August 13, 2013
by Theresa Donovan
North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory on Monday signed a voter ID bill into law that will require voters to present government-issued photo identification at the polls. The law will effectively roll back the early voting period and repeal one-stop registration during early voting. The North Carolina ...[read more]
July 26, 2013
by Jaclyn Belczyk
The North Carolina General Assembly on Thursday approved a bill that will require voters to present government-issued photo identification at the polls. The legislation was approved by the state house by a vote of 73-41 after the senate approved it by a vote of 33-14. The vote was split mainly ...[read more]

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