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Title The most fundamental right [electronic resource] : contrasting perspectives on the Voting Rights Act / edited by Daniel McCool.
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 Electronic Book  KF4891 .M67 2012eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (xii, 404 pages)
Note "The initial impetus for this book was a forum on voting rights at the University of Utah in 2006."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Meaningful votes / Daniel McCool -- The constitutional foundations of the "preclearance" process : how section 5 of the Voting Rights Act was enforced, 1965-2005 / Peyton McCrary -- Influence district and the courts : a concept in need of clarity / Richard L. Engstrom -- The Bull Connor is dead myth : or why we need strong, effectively enforced voting rights laws / Laughlin McDonald -- Bull Connor is long dead : let's move on / Abigail Thernstrom -- The Voting Rights Act in South Dakota : one litigator's perspective on reauthorization / Bryan L. Sells -- Realistic expectations : South Dakota's experience with the Voting Rights Act / Chris -- Nelson -- The continuing need for the language-assistance provisions of the Voting Rights Act / James Thomas Tucker -- Policy and constitutional objections to section 203 of the Voting Rights Act / Roger Clegg -- After NAMUDNO : the shape of future litigation / Edward Blum -- Looking backward to and forward from the 2006 Voting Rights Act reauthorization / Debo P. Adegbile.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject United States. Voting Rights Act of 1965 -- Congresses.
Suffrage -- United States -- Congresses.
Minorities -- Suffrage -- United States -- Congresses.
Related Names McCool, Daniel, 1950- editor of compilation.
Related To Print version: The most fundamental right. . 9780253001924 0253001927 9780253001948 0253001943 (DLC) 2012027362
ISBN 0253007100 (electronic bk.)
9780253007100 (electronic bk.)
9780253001924 (cl)
0253001927 (cl)
9780253001948 (pb)
0253001943 (pb)