Tribpedia: Lawrence "larry" Meyers

Analysis: A Texas Judge Takes Voter ID to Court

Court of Criminal Appeals Judge Larry Meyers is shown in his office in 2013.
Court of Criminal Appeals Judge Larry Meyers is shown in his office in 2013.

The only Democrat in an elected statewide post in Texas is suing to upend the state’s photo voter ID law, saying it’s an unconstitutional obstacle to a legal activity: voting. Larry Meyers says the Texas Constitution doesn't give the government the power to prevent voter fraud — only to detect and punish it when it happens.  

University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers spoke on June 24, 2013, about the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in the case of Fisher v. UT-Austin.
University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers spoke on June 24, 2013, about the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in the case of Fisher v. UT-Austin.

The Evening Brief: Dec. 9, 2013

Your evening reading: UT regents will discuss Bill Powers in closed-door session; Democrats claim a statewide officer via party switch; Cruz will attend Mandela memorial service