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Hayward on Constitutionality of Voter ID Laws

Professor Allison Hayward was a participant in a discussion of Crawford v. Marion County Election Bd sponsored by the Georgetown University Law Center Federalist Society on March 27, 2008.

In Crawford the U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether a state may require voters to show a picture identification prior to voting. Professor Hayward discussed the state's prerogative to have a voter ID law, while Professor Roy Schotland of Georgetown University Law Center discussed the plaintiffs' position.