Project on Fair Representation on Voting Rights Act Decision

Eric Blum responded to the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Shelby County, Alabama v. Eric H. Holder, Jr. in which the court ruled that the… read more

Eric Blum responded to the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Shelby County, Alabama v. Eric H. Holder, Jr. in which the court ruled that the preclearance provisions of the Voting Rights Act could not be enforced until Congress established new guidelines for review. His organization helped Shelby County bring suit against the Justice Department over the unfairness of some provisions of the Voting Rights Act. Mr. Blum praised the decision as a victory for equal application of the law and as a demonstration of the nation’s progress toward equality. close

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News Conference
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Jun 25, 2013
Last Aired:
Jun 26, 2013

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  • Jun 25, 2013 | 9:25pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 26, 2013 | 1:47am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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