Florida touchscreen recount ruling [US DC] News
Florida touchscreen recount ruling [US DC]

Wexler et al. v. LaPore et al., United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Judge James I. Cohn, October 25, 2004 [ruling that Florida does not have to create a paper record in the case of recounts in elections conducted with touchscreen voting machines]. Excerpt:

[N]o voting system is perfect. Distrust in an electorate's ability to properly use new technology does not give rise to an equal protection violation.

Read the full text of the opinion here [PDF].