Equal protection central to Senate appealby Cathy Wurzer, Minnesota Public Radio
Later today, Norm Coleman's attornies are expected to file a motion at the Minnesota Supreme Court to ask the high court to speed along Coleman's appeal of the out come of the U.S. Senate race.
At the heart of the former senator's case is the claim that Minnesota counties violated the U.S. Constitution's equal protection clause by applying different standards in the processing of absentee ballots.
MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with Suzanna Sherry, a professor of constitutional law at Vanderbilt University in Nashville.
- Morning Edition, 04/21/2009, 7:45 a.m.