subdivisions could not alter their voting requirements without preclearance from either the U.S. Attorney General or a three-judge panel sitting for the U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia. Following the Supreme Court decision in Shelby County, Ala. v. Holder, states beholden to the preclearance requirement were released, subject to an amendment to the coverage formula in § 4(b) of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. While you understand that Texas now has equal ability to alter its election procedures
addressing the identified issue(s), and based on the assessment, selecting and stating the priority issue (or issues) to be addressed by the group. In this paper, Vanessa and Sydney together will contribute to the impact of the organizing issue. Vanessa will also contribute to the introduction, while Sydney will contribute to the demographic data for this paper. Blaire will contribute to the capabilities section, and Bashiru will contribute to the lesson learned section. Impact of organizing issue There are
by courts as a form of “loyalty”, as a study by Suzanna Sherry, a law professor once stated that some of the justice’s political affiliation and opinion shape their rulings. A specific judicial decision on a political process is the 2013 Shelby County v Holder ruling which made the Voting Rights Acts’ coverage formula in Section 4(b) considered invalid. This ruling infringed on the voting rights of some individuals in various states, which affected the political process that is known as voting.
must first be approved by the federal agencies including the US attorney general and the US District Court for D.C. In addition, the section defines the need for the states with a significant population of minority groups to develop bilingual ballot papers to ensure that the voters make informed decisions when taking part in the electoral process. On the other hand, section 4 of the act highlights the need to adopt special coverage formulas to integrate the minority groups in the entire electoral process
believe that it was less than a century ago – barely even fifty years – that the events detailed in Freedom Riders took place, that the actors in this major direct action movement are still alive to tell their stories. It is the goal of this paper to describe what took place across the southern United States in this time period, and to examine some of the ways in which systemic, institutionalized racism still taints society today. Hopefully, this understanding will yield some indications
Marriage Law Introduction Same-Sex couples have had a long battle in obtaining the right to marry. Some battles fought ended in victory, others in defeat. In the end, same-sex couples would win a major victory that would end the fight forever. This paper will review some of the battles that led to the Supreme Court decision that gave same-Sex couples the same legal rights to marry as opposite-sex couples and briefly discuss religious views and tangible rewards of same-sex marriage. History Same-Sex
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