The New York Times: Justice Dept. Drops a Key Objection to a Texas Voter ID Law


“This is a complete 180-degree turn,” said Danielle Lang, a lawyer for the Campaign Legal Center, one of the groups that sued Texas and represents some of the Justice Department’s fellow plaintiffs in the voter ID case. Under the Obama administration, she added, the Justice Department was “fully committed to the case.”

“They were full partners,” Ms. Lang said. “This was their case as much as ours.”

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