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Breaking: Supreme Court to Rule on Voting Rights Law

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January 9, 2009

According to ScotusBlog, the Supreme Court just agreed to review an appeal in Northwest Austin Municipal Utility District v. Mukasey. It’s a constitutional dispute over Congress’ 25-year extension of federal voting rights law’s requirement that some states and local governments get clearance in Washington before making any changes in election laws or methods. The ACLU is representing a resident of the voting district. Check back here and on for more soon…

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