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Rigging the Game for Wisconsin's Voter ID Supporters

Jon Sherman | Posted 10.01.2014 | Politics
Jon Sherman

As long as the state is not required to justify its ID laws with facts and introduce evidence that its last-minute procedural changes actually cure constitutional and Voting Rights Act violations, they will always win. Always.

Chaos In Wisconsin After Federal Court Reinstates Voter ID Law

AP | Posted 09.15.2014 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin election officials were scrambling Monday to deal with a federal appeals court's ruling reinstating the requirement t...

Appeals Court Reinstates Wisconsin's Voter ID Law

AP | TODD RICHMOND and MICHAEL TARM | Posted 09.12.2014 | Politics

CHICAGO (AP) — In a stunningly fast decision, a federal appeals court in Chicago reinstated Wisconsin's voter photo identification law on Friday —...

Chicago's 'Code of Silence' Case Has Legal System Bidding Against Itself

Miles J. Zaremski | Posted 02.05.2013 | Chicago
Miles J. Zaremski

Private litigants have no basis to force a court to abandon its role and efforts, including a jury's verdict, once the system produces an outcome the parties don't like. They also can't cry foul and have erased an outcome produced by a system that taxpayer money supports.