“JUSTICE DEPARTMENT REACHES AGREEMENT WITH CALIFORNIA SPECIAL DISTRICT ON BAILOUT UNDER THE VOTING RIGHTS ACT”

Press release about what could be the last section 5 bailout EVER:   ______________________________________________________________________________ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                 CRT THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 2013                                                                                  (202) 514-2007 WWW.JUSTICE.GOV                                                                       … Continue reading

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“U.S. Supreme Court Poised To Determine Constitutionality of Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act; Merced County Files Amicus Brief Defending Its Bailout From Section 5 Coverage.”

Press release: On January 2, 2013, two of Nielsen Merksamer’s leading voting rights experts, Marguerite Leoni and Chris Skinnell, filed an amicus curiae brief in the United States Supreme Court, in the pending constitutional challenge to Section 5 of the … Continue reading

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