Is Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act Constitutional? - Podcast
Civil Rights Practice Group Podcast
February 3, 2012Nancy Abudu, Hans A. von Spakovsky, Roger Clegg, Dean A. Reuter
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Is Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act Constitutional? - MP3
Running Time: 01:04:14
This podcast features a discussion and commentary by our panel of experts on the recent federal district court decision in Shelby County v. Holder, upholding the constitutionality of Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act. On this previously recorded Teleforum conference call, the experts provide analysis of the case and the impact of the decision, followed by questions from callers.
- Ms. Nancy Abudu, Staff Counsel, The American Civil Liberties Union's Voting Rights Project
- Mr. Hans von Spakovsky, Senior Legal Fellow, The Heritage Foundation's Center for Legal and Judicial Studies
- Moderator: Mr. Roger Clegg, President and General Counsel, The Center for Equal Opportunity
- Introduction: Mr. Dean A. Reuter, Vice President & Director of Practice Groups, The Federalist Society