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Trial To Open On Lawfulness Of Pennsylvania Voter ID Law

Pennsylvania’s voter ID law heads back to court Monday after nearly a year in legal purgatory. Opening arguments begin this afternoon in a trial that is expected to last two weeks.

07/15/2013

Pennsylvania Voter ID Law To Go To Trial In July

A legal challenge to the Pennsylvania law mandating photo identification for voters is tentatively scheduled for trial beginning July 15 in Harrisburg.

01/22/2013

(A sign at a Penndot center advertises that it offers a new, less stringent form of ID card usable only for voting purposes.  File photo by John Ostapkovich)

Pennsylvania Voter ID Law Is Back In Court Today

Commonwealth Court Judge Robert Simpson is expected to layout the timeline for the remainder of the case, including the date when a final decision on the voter ID law could be made.

12/13/2012

(This woman got a Penndot ID card in anticipation that she would need it to vote.  File photo by Cherri Gregg)

Judge Rules Photo ID Won’t Be Required For Pennsylvania Voters This Year

Voters will still be asked for a valid voter ID at the poll in November. But if they don’t have it, they will still be able to cast their vote in the usual manner.

10/02/2012

Commonwealth Court Set To Hear New Evidence On Implementation Of Voter ID Law

The Commonwealth Court is set to hold an evidentiary hearing on the state’s voter ID law Tuesday morning in Harrisburg.

09/25/2012

(Viviette Applewhite, 93, is lead plaintiff in the ACLU lawsuit challenging Pennsylvania's new voter ID law.  Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Judge Won’t Halt Pennsylvania Voter Identification Law

A Pennsylvania judge isn’t stopping a tough new voter identification law from going into effect.

08/15/2012

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Judge Hears Closing Arguments In Pennsylvania Voter ID Trial

The ACLU and the Commonwealth gave closing arguments on Thursday in Pennsylvania’s voter ID case. Now, it’s up to the judge to decide.

08/02/2012

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Day Four Of Testimony In PA Voter ID Law Trial

The ACLU challenge to Pennsylvania’s voter ID law continues Monday in its fourth day of testimony, with even more state officials heading to the hot seat.

07/30/2012

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More Developments In ALCU of PA’s Lawsuit Over the New Voter ID Law

A group of about eight voters filed a petition to intervene in the ACLU lawsuit, arguing that their rights will be violated if the law is not in place by November.

06/02/2012

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Court Date For Pennsylvania’s Voter ID Law Set

The ACLU of Pennsylvania announced Thursday that its lawsuit over Pennsylvania’s new Voter ID law has a trial date.

05/24/2012

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