Judge Sarah Evans Barker issued a temporary injunction to prevent the state from enforcing three provisions of the controversial measure.
A federal judge seemed skeptical of some of the state’s arguments for upholding broad portions of the legislation passed this year.
The law’s author doesn’t want to give up the fight to prohibit so-called “ballot selfies.”
The ACLU of Indiana filed the lawsuit, saying the law violated the First Amendment, but the state maintained it was trying to prevent voter fraud.
Opponents say INDOT has withheld key documents from the public regarding both the environmental impact of I-69, and alternative routes that were studied.
The state will not pursue an appeal of the preliminary injunction, instead focusing on opposing the permanent injunction.
U.S. District Court Judge Sarah Evans Barker says the law violates the constitution‘s due-process and search-and-seizure provisions.
Planned Parenthood of Indiana President Betty Cockrum said that while her staff may be uncomfortable with the law, they will abide by it.
While the state argues it's merely trying to enact and enforce immigration laws, the ACLU of Indiana thinks the state is overstepping its bounds.
The jail was under supervision for a lawsuit for overcrowding in 1972. But some fear the same conditions could occur at other local jails.