TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Brittany Sims on Aug 23, 2013

The Department of Justice will sue to halt a 2011 Texas law that requires voters to show identification at the polls, signaling a new effort on voting rights enforcement following a U.S. Supreme Court ruling this year that threw out a key part of a landmark federal law. "Today's action marks another step forward in the Justice Department's continuing effort to protect the voting rights of all eligible Americans," Attorney General Eric Holder said in a statement. WCYB has more.