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Voting Rights and Litigation Concerning Voting Access

Recorded on: May. 17, 2017
Running Time: 01:36:03

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Taken from the Web Program Redistricting and Voting 2017: The Legal Landscape recorded May, 2017 in New York.

Voting Rights and Litigation Concerning Voting Access [01:36:03]
  • Overview of the national landscape
  • Discussion of relevant laws including the Constitution, the Voting Rights Act, the National Voter Registration Act, and the Help America Vote Act
  • Recent key decisions
    • U.S. Supreme Court decisions including Shelby County v. Holder and Crawford v. Marion County Election Board
    • Lower court decisions
  • Key questions being considered by courts

William S. Consovoy, Dale Ho, Janai Nelson, Wendy R. Weiser

Presentation Material

  • Shelby County v. Holder: The Restoration of Constitutional Order
    William S. Consovoy
  • Shelby County v. Holder, 133 S. Ct. 2612 (2013)
    William S. Consovoy
  • Patina v. Pasadena, Civil Action No. H-14-3241 (S.D.Tex. January 6, 2017) (select pages)
    William S. Consovoy
  • Purcell v. Gonzalez, 549 U.S. 1 (2006)
    Dale Ho
  • Fish v. Kobach, 840 F.3d 710 (10th Cir 2016)
    Dale Ho
  • Arizona v. Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, 133 S.Ct. 2247 (2013)
    Dale Ho
  • Democracy Diminished: State and Local Threats to Voting Post-Shelby County, Alabama v. Holder
    Janai S. Nelson
  • Veasey v. Abbott, Civil Action No. 2:13-CV-193 (S.D.Tex. April 10, 2017)
    Janai S. Nelson
William S Consovoy ~ Consovoy McCarthy Park PLLC
Dale Ho ~ Director, Voting Rights Project, American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
Janai S Nelson ~ Associate Director-Counsel, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc.
Wendy R Weiser ~ Director, Democracy Program, Brennan Center for Justice
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