In June of 2013, Shelby County, Ala. v. Holder held Section 4(b) of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to be unconstitutional. Section 4(b) outlined the circumstances under which a state would be subject to preclearance under Section 4(a) of the Act. As reauthorized in
The Harvard admissions trial isn’t the only place where impact litigators are working to undermine affirmative action and school desegregation policies. In February of 2018, Lawyers from the Pacific Legal Foundation, a California-based legal organization, descended on Hartford, Connecticut to litigate Robinson v. Wentzell, an
Welcome to This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties.
Graham Sternberg co-authored this week’s round-up with David Shea.
This week the Supreme Court upheld a North Dakota voting law that disproportionately impacts Native Americans, a women’s prison in Arizona failed to provide the most basic of