The Supreme Court has held Section 5 to be Constitutional in the past on the premise that it was needed, but that Congress would need to reconsider the justification for it when renewed. In 2006, Congress renewed the Voting Rights Act including Section 5 in full without any analysis of whether Federal pre-clearance of local election law changes is still serving a needed purpose. Should the constitutionality of Section 5 be upheld in light of current statistics? SCOTUS will decide in Shelby County v. Holder. For more information, please contact email@example.com
Environmental Law Newsletter – 2017
Read about the Environmental Law and Policy Clinic’s first 10 years, a new book on regulating after crises, faculty scholarship, and more.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Prof. Siegel discuss the Court’s recent and upcoming terms, the importance of consensus, and Ginsburg’s legacy at D.C. Summer Institute event.
On the Ground
Students share their experiences working with asylum-seeking families at a south Texas detention center.