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  • ACLU asks Supreme Court to block Wisconsin voter ID law

    Civil rights lawyers filed an emergency appeal with the Supreme Court on Thursday seeking to block Wisconsin from enforcing a strict voter ID law they say could prevent as many as 300,000 of the state’s registered voters from casting a ballot next month.
  • Court blocks parts of N.C. law that ended same-day voter registration

    A federal appeals court on Wednesday blocked some provisions of a North Carolina law that bars same-day voter registration, saying it would disproportionately affect minority voters.  In a 2-1 decision, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that...

    US appeals court blocks 2 provisions of N. Carolina elections overhaul bill

    RALEIGH, N.C. The U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday that two provisions of North Carolina's 2013 election law overhaul cannot be enforced during the November election. The three-judge panel's ruling reinstates same-day registration and...

    Hitting this season's commencement circuit: convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal

    PHILADELPHIA Invitations to speak at commencement typically go to prominent politicians, A-list celebs or, occasionally, a bureaucrat with a free weekend. Students at a Vermont college have gone a different route. They've invited a convicted cop killer....

    Supreme Court grants Ohio's request to shorten early-voting period

    The Supreme Court ordered a halt Monday to early voting in Ohio that was scheduled to begin this week, clearing the way for the state to close polls on the Sunday before election day, when African American turnout has been heaviest. The emergency order,...