CIR moves for summary judgment in voting rights case

August 18, 2010

Today Lead Counsel Michael Carvin filed a motion for summary judgment in CIR’s case on behalf of citizens ofKinston, North Carolina, in which we ask the court to strike down Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act as unconstitutional.

Section 5 requires “covered” jurisdictions (mostly in the South) to “preclear” any changes in voting

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