Federal Judge James Peterson held a hearing today on the motion of One Wisconsin Institute to suspend the state law in advance of the November election.
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Attorneys for the plaintiffs in the case [One Wisconsin Institute], responded by suggesting a course of action that falls short of fully enjoining the law.
The state is asking Peterson to deny a request filed earlier this month by the liberal group One Wisconsin Institute.
A liberal advocacy group, One Wisconsin Institute, is asking Peterson to block the law for next month's election, citing a flurry of reported problems at DMV field offices.
Liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin [Institute] is calling for the law to be put on hold, following reports that DMV staff gave out wrong or incomplete information.
The filing came Tuesday on the eve of a hearing in the court challenge, brought by the liberal groups One Wisconsin Institute and Citizen Action of Wisconsin.
One Wisconsin Institute asked that the law be struck down after the State of Wisconsin failed to follow a federal judge's order to make free ID's readily available for voting.
The liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Institute wants District Judge James Peterson to block Wisconsin's voter ID law.
One Wisconsin Institute's Executive Director Scot Ross says the recordings show that people may have already been turned away with incorrect information.
Recordings from the DMV...detailed how Moore and Boyd were not offered certificates for voting within six business days, as required by a federal court order resulting from a successful lawsuit brought by One Wisconsin [Institute].
Mike Browne, the deputy director of One Wisconsin [Institute], said giving people incorrect information about the voter ID law could deter them from voting altogether.
Peterson will hear arguments on Wednesday from the state and from attorneys representing the liberal group One Wisconsin Institute.
Scot Ross says the recordings show that people may have already been turned away with incorrect information. Because of that he says the voter ID rules should be suspended.
The lawsuit was brought by the liberal groups One Wisconsin Institute and Citizen Action of Wisconsin Education Fund.
A complaint by the liberal group One Wisconsin Institute has asked Judge Peterson to suspend the voter ID law in Wisconsin because of the irregularities.
Judge Peterson will hold a hearing Wednesday to consider a filing by One Wisconsin [Institute], which seeks to invalidate Wisconsin’s voter ID law completely.
One Wisconsin [Institute] has pushed for expanding early voting in Green Bay and other cities, including Kenosha and Racine.
When One Wisconsin Institute caught wind of the news, it filed suit, asking Judge Peterson to suspend the state’s voter ID law for the November election.
Brad Schimel is asking Judge James Peterson to deny a request filed last week by One Wisconsin Institute to suspend the state's voter ID law.
One Wisconsin Institute, a plaintiff in the lawsuit, is now asking Peterson to suspend the state's voter ID law for the November election, based on reports that inaccurate information was given by Division of Motor Vehicles employees to would-be voters.
Since then, liberal group One Wisconsin Institute has asked Peterson to invalidate the entire voter ID law.
One Wisconsin Institute says, state DMV centers gave out wrong or incomplete information about how to apply for photo ID cards.
One Wisconsin Institute asked a federal court Tuesday to suspend Wisconsin’s Voter ID Law, citing “rampant problems in implementation” of the law.
Federal Judge James Peterson has scheduled a hearing for October 12 on One Wisconsin Institute’s filing yesterday requesting the state voter ID law be suspended.
Transcripts of the recordings were entered into evidence Tuesday in a federal court challenge to the voter ID law brought by the liberal group One Wisconsin Institute.
Yesterday, the voting-rights group One Wisconsin [Institute] filed a new brief asking Peterson to block the law before the November election.
James Peterson, who in July found a host of Wisconsin's election laws violate voting rights. The lawsuit was brought by the liberal groups One Wisconsin [Institute] and Citizen Action Education Fund.
U.S. District Judge James Peterson has scheduled a hearing for October 12th to consider a motion filed this week by the One Wisconsin Institute.
One Wisconsin Institute filed a motion last night asking the state to suspend the voter ID law, which requires voters to present a photo ID.
Attorneys for the liberal One Wisconsin Institute, the group leading the lawsuit, have seized on the recordings as further proof that the voter ID law is flawed.
Recent reporting on Gov. Scott Walker’s administration violating a federal judge's order has spurred the plaintiffs to seek a suspension of the state voter ID law.
Gov. Scott Walker and the Republican-controlled legislature have shown they simply cannot be trusted to fairly and constitutionally administer the voter ID law.
Some of the remarks captured in the recordings contradict Peterson’s July court order, issued in response to a legal challenge to the voter ID law by the liberal group One Wisconsin Institute.
The state is in violation of a federal court order ... the legislature ought to return and immediately suspend the voter ID law.
The motion from One Wisconsin Institute argued that the state is "nowhere close" to being in compliance with a federal court order detailing how the law should be administered.
State Rep. Eric Genrich, D-Green Bay, and liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Institute are pushing back against the city.
Under Judge Peterson's original ruling on the case filed by One Wisconsin Institute, the State of Wisconsin must issue a receipt to any person who enters the IDPP process.
In ruling on a lawsuit brought by One Wisconsin Institute... Peterson in July found the state’s process for providing IDs to people who don’t have birth certificates violates voting rights.
Gov. Walker and the legislature must convene immediately to put the unconstitutional voter ID law on hold for this election.
A group of plaintiffs led by the liberal One Wisconsin Institute file a new lawsuit in Western District Court that casts a wider net than anything that came before it.
Voters being able to cast their ballots as result of our legal victory is the essence of Democracy. This is a huge victory for Wisconsin voters.
We are thrilled municipalities across the state are moving forward in offering expanded in-person absentee voting hours .
The One Wisconsin Institute decision removed two limitations on in-person early voting.
Judge James Peterson held a telephone conference Monday afternoon after a request from liberal group One Wisconsin Institute.
Analiese Eicher, program director at One Wisconsin Institute, a nonprofit focusing on voting rights, said the goal is to have expanded voting hours.
It’s time for local election officials to step up to help voters vote with evening and weekend hours and multiple early vote locations.
One Wisconsin [Institute] executive director Scot Ross also praised the court for keeping what protections there are in place, but the American Civil Liberties Union is crying foul.
One Wisconsin Institute sent the letter urging them to exercise oversight on important issues arising from the decisions in One Wisconsin Institute, et. al. v. Thomsen.