Judge Robert Simpson
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.
A legal challenge to the Pennsylvania law mandating photo identification for voters is tentatively scheduled for trial beginning July 15 in Harrisburg.
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.
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.
The Commonwealth Court is set to hold an evidentiary hearing on the state’s voter ID law Tuesday morning in Harrisburg.
A Pennsylvania judge isn’t stopping a tough new voter identification law from going into effect.
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.
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.
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.
The ACLU of Pennsylvania announced Thursday that its lawsuit over Pennsylvania’s new Voter ID law has a trial date.