Voting rules ‘pre-clearance’ argued before U.S. justices
Posted: February 28, 2013 at 12:20 a.m.
The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday in a case that tested civil-rights era legislation designed to eliminate discrimination on Election Day, giving black voters and other minority groups more of a voice. In Shelby County v. Holder, Shelby County, Ala., argued that Congress overstepped its authority when it passed the Voting Rights Act of 2006
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