The Right Coast

Editor: Thomas A. Smith
University of San Diego
School of Law

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Supreme Court Strikes Down State Law Barring 'Political' Apparel In Polling Places : NPR

The court said that while the law serves a permissible objective, the line that the state drew in interpreting the word political was so broad as to be unreasonable. The court's 7-2 vote, however, strongly upheld the notion that a polling place can be regulated by a state to protect voters in the "weighty civic act of casting a ballot."


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