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A judge kept North Carolina's voter identification law out of last month's federal trial scrutinizing other election changes by the legislature. Now attorneys who sued over the law and lawyers for the state want resolution on voter ID. Lawyers this week ...
Charlotte Observer · 8/18/2015
And 50 years later, voting rights remain a frontier of partisan and racially charged debates due to a Supreme Court ruling that severely weakened the federal law and triggered a wave of new court battles over the issue. In these battles, North Carolina may ...
Vox · 8/6/2015
A federal court in North Carolina is now hearing testimony in a case that could have an impact on the rollback of voting rights across the country. At the start of this decade, North Carolina’s voting laws were a model of inclusion. The state allowed 17 ...
AllGov · 7/27/2015
On Thursday night, the GOP led legislature in North Carolina passed one of the strictest voter ID laws in the country. This comes just a month after the Supreme Court struck down part of the Voting Rights Act that required preclearance by the Department ...
Politic365 · 7/28/2013
The month after the US supreme court relaxed oversight of its voting procedures, North Carolina passed a law critics say discriminates against the poor and non-white Demonstrators march through the streets of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, last Monday ...
theguardian.com · 7/19/2015
Voters in North Carolina will not have access to same-day registration or out-of-precinct voting in this midterm election, after the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday blocked an appellant court order to stay parts of a sweeping voting law that voting-rights ...
Time · 10/9/2014
Freed of federal election supervision by the Supreme Court, the North Carolina legislature passed a bill that combines every idea for suppressing voter turnout that Republicans have advanced in other states. Rick Hasen, an election-law expert at the ...
Taking Note · ByDavid Firestone · 7/27/2013
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Justice Department sued North Carolina on Monday in a bid to block a new state law that forces voters to present a photo identification before casting a ballot and limits early voting, arguing the measure discriminates against ...
Chicago Tribune · 9/30/2013
(AP Photo/Gerry Broome) Yesterday, North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory signed the nation’s worst voter suppression law. The sweeping law requires strict government-issued photo ID to cast a ballot, cuts the number of early voting days by a week ...
Moyers & Company · 8/13/2013
HOPE MILLS, N.C. — Alberta Currie, the great-granddaughter of slaves, was born in a farmhouse surrounded by tobacco and cotton fields. Her mother, Willie Pearl, gave birth with the assistance of a midwife. No birth certificate was issued; a birth ...
Los Angeles Times · ByDavid Zucchino · 9/8/2013