When Yes Means No: GOP Congressional Strategy and the Reauthorization of the VRA in 2006

  • M. Adrienne Jones
  • The Forum, July 2018, De Gruyter
  • DOI: 10.1515/for-2018-0014

Republican Impact on the Voting Rights Act of 1965 (1965-2013)

What is it about?

This article looks at the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and evaluates how Republican law makers have contributed to the deterioration of the law in Congress, how Republican presidents enforced the law and how the Supreme Court interpreted the law over time between 1965 and the 2013 Shelby v. Holder decision.

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