The requirement to show identification in order to vote has become a topic of heated debate in recent years. Proponents argue that voter ID laws protect our elections from fraud, while opponents say these laws disenfranchise some eligible voters. Professor Derek Muller of Pepperdine University’s Caruso School of Law and Professor Daniel P. Tokaji of The Ohio State University’s Michael E. Moritz College of Law present differing views on the pros and cons of voter ID laws.

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