SCOTUS Accepts 17 New Cases

The Supreme Court released a bunch of orders today, accepting seventeen new cases for review. Heading the list are two cases challenging the constitutionality of state laws requiring voters to present photo identification at the polls and a case challenging on Eighth Amendment grounds the constitutionality of execution by lethal injection.

SCOTUSblog’s coverage, complete with descriptions, links to dockets, cert petitions, etc., is available here and here.

MORE: Election Law Blog’s coverage of the Indiana photo ID cases is available here.

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