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Shelby Voting Rights

President, DOJ and State Attorneys General Must Fight Regressive Voting Laws

Juan Cartagena | Posted 08.30.2013 | Politics
Juan Cartagena

The Supreme Court's decision in Shelby County v. Holder will roll back the impressive gains made by Latinos in Section 5 jurisdictions. By finding Section 5's coverage formula for preclearance antiquated the Court says things are different today when it comes to voter discrimination.