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The most fundamental right : contrasting perspectives on the Voting Rights Act / edited by Daniel McCool
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2012]
©2012
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  KF4891 .M67 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject United States. Voting Rights Act of 1965 -- Congresses
Subject(s) Suffrage -- United States -- Congresses
Minorities -- Suffrage -- United States -- Congresses
Physical Description xii, 404 pages ; 23 cm
Note "The initial impetus for this book was a forum on voting rights at the University of Utah in 2006"--P. xi
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Meaningful votes / Daniel McCool -- The constitutional foundations of the "preclearance" process : how section 5 of the Voting Rights Act was enforced, 1965-2005 / Peyton McCrary -- Influence district and the courts : a concept in need of clarity / Richard L. Engstrom -- The Bull Connor is dead myth : or why we need strong, effectively enforced voting rights laws / Laughlin McDonald -- Bull Connor is long dead : let's move on / Abigail Thernstrom -- The Voting Rights Act in South Dakota : one litigator's perspective on reauthorization / Bryan L. Sells -- Realistic expectations : South Dakota's experience with the Voting Rights Act / Chris Nelson -- The continuing need for the language-assistance provisions of the Voting Rights Act / James Thomas Tucker -- Policy and constitutional objections to section 203 of the Voting Rights Act / Roger Clegg -- After NAMUDNO : the shape of future litigation / Edward Blum -- Looking backward to and forward from the 2006 Voting Rights Act reauthorization / Debo P. Adegbile
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Alternate Author McCool, Daniel, 1950- editor of compilation

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