Preparing for 2007: Legal and Legislative Issues Surrounding the Reauthorization of Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act

  • Jocelyn Benson

Abstract

Forty years ago, civil rights activists across the country rejoiced in the passing of the Voting Rights Act1 (“VRA” or “the Act”). The Act was a crowning achievement of the classical civil rights movement and the culmination of a bloody series of events seeking political empowerment for African-Americans in the United States.
Published
2005-04-26
How to Cite
Benson, Jocelyn. 2005. “Preparing for 2007: Legal and Legislative Issues Surrounding the Reauthorization of Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act”. University of Pittsburgh Law Review 67 (1). https://doi.org/10.5195/lawreview.2005.71.
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