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Legal Research and Writing- Historical Society of NY Courts -Garfinkel Contest 2017: Cases, Statutes, Regulations

Court Cases and Legal Matters

Information about the following cases and legal issues surrounding the Act can be accessed by the following sources: 

FindLaw: U.S. Supreme Court Center

An easy-to-read guide to historical documents, biographies, Supreme Court decisions, and related Court resources.

The Supreme Court Database

Contains over two hundred pieces of information about each case decided by the Court between 1946 and 2014, encompassing the parties to the suit, the legal provisions considered in the case, and the votes of the Justices. 



Supreme Court Cases - Voting Rights Act

Below is a list of U.S. Supreme Court cases concerning the Voting Rights Act:

South Carolina v. Katzenbach 

Katzenbach v. Morgan

Allen v. State Board of Election

Oregon v. Mitchell 

Beer v. United States 

Rome v. United States 

Mobile v. Bolden 

Thornburg v. Gingles 

Growe v. Emison 

Voinovich v. Quilter 

Shaw v. Reno 

Holder v. Hall 

Johnson v. De Grandy 

Miller v. Johnson 

Bush v. Vera 

Lopez v. Monterey County 

Reno v. Bossier Parish School Board

Georgia v. Ashcroft 

League of United Latin American Citizens v. Perry

Bartlett v. Strickland 

Northwest Austin Municipal Utility District No. 1 v. Holder

Shelby County v. Holder 

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