How the Voting Rights Act, Newly Challenged, Has Long Been Under Attack


Publish Date:
November 21, 2023
The New York Times
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“Because the law affects the jobs of actual politicians, it’s no surprise that it would be caught in the partisan cross hairs,” said Nathaniel Persily, a law professor at Stanford Law School. “And election litigation itself has increased markedly in the last two decades, so we shouldn’t be surprised if V.R.A. litigation and challenges to the V.R.A. have increased over that period as well.”

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