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SJC eyes voter reg. standard

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The state's highest court will consider whether the rule requiring Bay State voters to register at least 20 days ahead of an election is constitutional. The Supreme Judicial Court agreed last month to consider whether the requirement - which was shot down by Superior Court Judge Douglas Wilkins over the summer - is permissible. Lawyers for the Attorney General's Office and the American Civil Liberties Union, who have battled over the rule, banded together to ask the SJC to consider the question.
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