Interview with John Doar
QUESTION 17
INTERVIEWER:

OK. I'M GOING TO JUMP AHEAD, I'M GOING TO COME BACK TO VOTER REGISTRATION IN DETAIL, STOP PLEASE… OK BEFORE… WE GET TO SEPTEMBER AND… AND THE ACTUAL MEREDITH ENROLLMENT, HOW CLOSELY WERE YOU FOLLOWING THAT CASE, IT TOOK EIGHTEEN MONTHS, HOW CLOSELY WERE YOU FOLLOWING…

John Doar:

Well I wasn't following closely at all because my job was, was the voter cases and intimidation cases, and, uh, I wasn't as closely related to the school cases. We didn't have any jurisdiction to bring school cases at that time, and we only entered school cases as friends of the court, or if there was a violation of a federal court order. And, so, uh, other persons, other lawyers in the division were tracking the Meredith case, uh…