DOJ Shifts Voting Section Priorities after Shelby County Guts Section 5

From DOJ’s budget submission to Congress (p. 44): Because of the Shelby County case, the Voting Section’s work will necessarily shift to greater affirmative efforts to detect and investigate voting practices that violate federal law, to more affirmative litigation to … Continue reading

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“Justice Department Poised to File Lawsuit Over Voter ID Law”

NYT: The Justice Department is expected to sue North Carolina on Monday over its restrictive new voting law, further escalating the Obama administration’s efforts to restore a stronger federal role in protecting minority voters after the Supreme Court struck down … Continue reading

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