Voting Rights: Why Section 4 Mattered

July 9, 2013   // 0 Comments

Without the key provision, the Supreme Court's decision has made Section 5 moot. by Janell Ross, TheRoot In the second explicitly race-related ruling this week, which legal analysts and Supreme Court observers have described as far more restrained than had been expected from the conservative-dominated court, the Supreme Court invalidated an essential portion of the Voting Rights Act.  The court'...

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