Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Supreme Court Refuses to Stay Sixth Circuit's Ruling on Ohio Early Voting

In a very brief Order today, the United States Supreme Court stated in Husted v. Obama for America: "The application for stay presented to Justice Kagan and by her referred to the Court is denied."

Thus, the Court let stand the Sixth Circuit's opinion upholding the district court's finding that the Ohio differential early voting scheme violated the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment.  Our previous discussion is here.

RR

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