Voting Rights Act Decisions
Mr. Parker and Mr. Samp discussed the recent Supreme Court decisions concerning the Voting Rights Act. The Court determined… read more
Mr. Parker and Mr. Samp discussed the recent Supreme Court decisions concerning the Voting Rights Act. The Court determined that judges are representatives standing for a particular constituency, making the Voting Rights Act and its prohibition against discrimination in elections applicable to judicial elections. Specifically, the ruling holds that at-large judicial elections, by denying minority populations the ability to elect judges of their choice, violate the Voting Rights Act. close
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