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A Possible Unexpected Result of the Supreme Court’s Voting Rights Decision

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

Many commentators saw the United States Supreme Court’s June decision in Shelby County, Ala., v. Holder, ___ US ___, 133 SCt 2612, eliminating the preclearance requirement of Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act, as a significant setback for African American voters. In at least one area of the law, however, the consequences of Shelby […]