20 Jun 2012 Supreme Court and South Carolina Versus Eric
National Center Adjunct Fellow and Project 21 powerhouse Horace Cooper delivers a stinging indictment of the DOJ in this new analysis of South Carolina’s struggle for voter ID laws. Whose decision should stand: that of the Supreme Court (and South Carolinians) or that of the DOJ?
It is one thing to ignore relevant cases and Supreme Court precedent – litigants do this at their own peril, and courts generally frown on such deceptive practices. It is quite another, however, to consistently advocate a politically-motivated and legally-untenable position that raises serious constitutional questions and threatens the equal sovereignty enjoyed by the states. Yet that is precisely what Attorney General Holder and his Justice Department continue to do.
A press release about the issuance of this paper, scheduled to go out tomorrow morning, can be found here.