Justice Department to challenge North Carolina voter ID law. Attorney General Eric Holder is expected to announce the lawsuit at 11 a.m. Monday at Justice Department headquarters, flanked by the three U.S. Attorneys from North Carolina.


The justices’ 5-4 ruling outraged civil rights advocates. | AP Photo

The justices’ 5-4 ruling outraged civil rights advocates. | AP Photo

The suit, set to be filed in Greensboro, N.C., will ask that the state be barred from enforcing the new voter ID law, the source said. However, the case will also go further, demanding that the entire state of North Carolina be placed under a requirement to have all changes to voting laws, procedures and polling places “precleared” by either the Justice Department or a federal court, the source added.

Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2013/09/justice-department-north-carolina-voter-id-law-97542.html#ixzz2gMbghIEU

Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2013/09/justice-department-north-carolina-voter-id-law-97542.html#ixzz2gMaTUYKh

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