TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Brittany Sims on Aug 28, 2013

The Green Party of Tennessee has filed a federal lawsuit seeking to throw out Tennessee’s voter ID law, calling it unconstitutional and unfair to minority voters. “There is no justification for having the photo ID requirement, as there is no such thing as voter fraud,” said Alan Woodruff, an attorney in Gray who has represented the Green Party in previous lawsuits. “It’s overly burdensome. It affects minorities and the progressive-leaning voter more than the typical Republican conservative, and it was intended to.” The Tennessean has the story.