'Slices and Dices': Split 5th Circuit OKs Limits in Voter-Registration Drives

, Texas Lawyer


In a 2-1 decision, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has turned away a First Amendment challenge to Texas laws that restrict receipt and delivery of voter-registration applications during voter-registration drives.

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  • THM

    Bankrolling elections is protected speech but a voter registration drive is not. Thus is the law applied evenhandedly to rich and poor alike.

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