Judge Says N.H. Residency Law Can Stay For Now, Sends Questions to State Court
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A federal judge has denied a request from the American Civil Liberties Union and the state Democratic Party to block enforcement of a new New Hampshire residency law, but has asked the state Supreme Court to clear up several questions about how the law works.

Judge Joseph Laplante issued a pair of rulings Wednesday, following a recent hearing in an ongoing court case over the constitutionality of House Bill 1264, a 2018 law that redefined New Hampshire’s definition of what it means to be a state resident.

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