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    Judge Who Upheld Nation’s First ID Law Now Regrets It

    In 2007, a three-judge panel of the 7th Circuit in Indiana upheld the nation’s first voter ID law along party lines. At the time, Democrats and the American Civil Liberties Union argued that a voter ID law passed by a Republican-controlled legislature in Indiana would have a disparate impact on the poor and minorities due to both groups being less …