Legal news from Saturday, August 27, 2011

[JURIST] South Carolina's Senate Minority Caucus filed an objection on Friday with the US Department of Justice (DOJ) [official website], asking for the rejection of the state's new voter identification law. The caucus, comprised of Democrats in the state Senate, argued that the law, which will require South Carolina residents … [read more]

[JURIST] Spain's major political parties, the Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE) and the Popular Party (PP) [official sites, in Spanish], reached an agreement on Friday to modify the country's constitution with provisions [text, PDF] that will regulate the limits of the national deficit in order to avoid risks of debt crisis … [read more]

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