TITLE

REDISTRICTING IN THE STATES: How Will Changes in the Voting Rights Act Affect Line Drawers This Decade?

AUTHOR(S)
Davis, Michelle L.
PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
Public Lawyer;Jan2012, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article analyzes the impact of the Voting Rights Act on elections in the U.S. It references some cases handled by the Supreme Court that employed the law. It discusses the establishment of the basic tenets of minority vote dilution claims. In addition, the article relates the law to an extension of Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendment jurisprudence.
ACCESSION #
70608141

 

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