Attorneys to Present Evidence that the Law Unconstitutionally Burdens the Right to Vote of Hundreds of Thousands of Registered Voters
HARRISBURG - Pennsylvania's voter ID law goes to court again today at 1 p.m., the first day of a trial seeking to permanently overturn the law after it was temporarily put on hold before last year's presidential elections and this year's primary. Attorneys will present new and ongoing evidence to the Commonwealth Court showing that, 16 months after Pennsylvania passed the law, it remains abundantly clear that it cannot be implemented without disenfranchising hundreds of thousands of voters. The trial is expected to last two weeks.
Co-counsel from the ACLU of Pennsylvania, Advancement Project, Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia, and the Washington, D.C. law firm of Arnold & Porter LLP will present evidence of the following:
More information about the case, including expert reports, is available at: www.aclupa.org/applewhite