High Court Looks Poised to Gut Voting Rights Act

Conservative justices sound skeptical it's still necessary

By John Johnson,  Newser Staff

Posted Feb 27, 2013 12:48 PM CST

(Newser) – If today's questions from the conservative wing of the Supreme Court are any guide, the landmark Voting Rights Act of 1965 is doomed. In fact, writes Tom Goldstein at SCOTUSblog, expect a 5-4 decision in favor of striking down Section 5 of the act,...   Read full story »


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