Supreme Court Argument on Voting Rights Act
Joan Biskupic talked about the Supreme Court oral argument on the Voting Rights Act later in the day. The Court will decide if certain… read more
Joan Biskupic talked about the Supreme Court oral argument on the Voting Rights Act later in the day. The Court will decide if certain states and localities, mostly in the South, must continue to obtain Justice Department approval before changing voting districts, polling locations or other election procedures.
John Payton discussed the NAACP’s stake in the case, how it views Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act and why Section 5 is still relevant, and their brief in the case.
Chris Ward talked about Northwest Austin’s side of the Voting Rights case.
The guests responded to telephone calls and electronic mail. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Biskupic, Joan Correspondent USA Today->Supreme Court
- Payton, John President and General Counsel NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund
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