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Crawford v. Marion County Election Bd.

Docket No.: 07-21
Certiorari Granted: 9/25/2007
Argued: January 9, 2008
Decided: April 28, 2008
Consolidated with: CONSOLIDATED WITH 07-25 FOR ONE HOUR ORAL ARGUMENT.

PartyNames: William Crawford, et al. v. Marion County Election Board, et al.
Petitioner: William Crawford, et al.
Respondent: Marion County Election Board, et al.

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

William Crawford, et al.
v.
Marion County Election Board, et al.
553 U.S. 181 (2008)
Question Presented:

Whether an Indiana statute mandating that those seeking to vote in-person produce a government-issued photo identification violates the First and Fourteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution.

Question:

Does a law that requires voters to present either a state or federal photo identification unduly burden citizens’ right to vote?

Note:

EXPEDITED BRIEFING SCHEDULE

Holding: affirmed
Vote: 6-3
Opinion By:
Read CRAWFORD V. MARION COUNTY ELECTION BD. opinion (PDF)

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