MADISON, Wis. (AP) – A trial is set to begin in a case
challenging Wisconsin’s law requiring voters to show photo
identification at the polls, even as the state Supreme Court
considers whether to take the case.
Dane County Circuit Judge David Flanagan last month issued a
temporary injunction blocking the law from taking effect. A second
judge issued a permanent injunction, and both decisions were
The state appeals court on March 28 asked the Supreme Court to
take up the issue, saying speed was important given pending
But the Supreme Court has not said it will take the cases. That
means the trial starting Monday in one of the two lawsuits is
That case was brought by the NAACP’s Milwaukee branch and Voces
de la Frontera, an immigrants’ rights group.
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