Posts Tagged ‘Voting Rights Act’

The Supreme Court’s Voting Rights Decision

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

An obligation that many North Carolina counties, school boards and cities have worked under since the mid-1960s ended yesterday. You have probably already read about the United States Supreme Court’s decision in Shelby County, Alabama v. Holder, the challenge to the constitutionality of Section 5 of the federal Voting Rights Act — the preclearance requirement […]