Could Texas soon be back under federal Voting Rights Act supervision?

December 17, 2014 | By CHRIS KIESER

In October, federal judge Nelva Gonzalez Ramos of the Southern District of Texas issued a far-reaching opinion striking down Texas’ new Voter ID law on several grounds. She not only found that the law violated Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act, but also that it was an unconstitutional burden on the right to vote … ...


President's weekly report — November 9, 2012

November 09, 2012 | By ROB RIVETT

Another week with some excellent breaking news, including another opportunity at the United States Supreme Court. Equality Under the Law — Breaking News We just learned that the Supreme Court granted cert in a very important voting rights case:  Shelby County v. Holder.  For many years the federal government has used  Section 5 of the Vot ...