Bailing out from Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act
Ever since the Supreme Court’s decision in Northwest Austin, it appears as though bailout is actually a real option for some jurisdicitons. This is a welcome development, but Section 5 is still unconstitutional. I discussed the constitutionality of Section 5 at Stanford Law School in January.
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