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"Court Victories Don’t Mean Voters Are in the Clear"

As the country prepares itself for the presidential election in November, a flurry of recent court rulings have blocked or blunted the efforts of three state legislatures to impose barriers to the ballot box. Litigation activity over strict photo ID laws or other voting restrictions in Texas, North Carolina and North Dakota has quieted, leaving voters, principally minority voters, in these states in a better position than they were a few months ago but worse off than in the last presidential election. Let us explain.

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