Video Clip: Kristen Clarke's Testimony on the John Lewis Voting Rights Act

Description

Assistant U.S. Attorney General for Civil Rights Kristen Clarke testified at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2021. The legislation seeks to reinstate the full protections of the original Voting Rights Act of 1965. In 2013, the Supreme Court in its Shelby County v. Holder ruling removed certain elements of the original bill.

4 minutes

Keywords

  • Attorney General
  • Census
  • Department Of Justice
  • Discrimination
  • Jurisdiction
  • Minority
  • Pre-clearance
  • President
  • Senate
  • Shelby County V. Holder
  • Supreme Court
  • Voting Rights Act Of 1965