“English-only now lurks at the ballot box; No more pamphlets: Utah says the Spanish-language voter info will cease unless the feds say otherwise”

The Salt Lake Tribune offers this report. Some who favor reauthorization of VRA section 203 (the foreign language provisions) might be upset that the question of ballot translation is becoming emboiled in the immigration/English only debate. (Note the ignorance of … Continue reading

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“What Congress Should Consider Before Renewing the Voting Rights Act: A Chance to Preempt Supreme Court Invalidation, and Better Protect Minority Voting Rights.”

I have written this Findlaw column. It begins: “Important provisions of the Voting Rights Act (VRA) expire next year, unless renewed by Congress. The good news is that a vigorous debate is taking place over whether, and how, the relevant … Continue reading

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