Court Decision Leaves Thousands of Georgia Voters Vulnerable to Disenfranchisement

Fulton County Superior Court Judge Brasher issued an order denying any relief in a lawsuit brought by Third Sector Development, the parent organization of the nonpartisan New Georgia Project.  Read More »

Lawyers' Committee to Host Call on Tuesday, Oct. 28 7PM EST: How To Cast a Ballot That Counts

Lawyers' Committee to share key information about how to PROTECT your right to vote. Read More »

Supreme Court Allows Discriminatory ID Law to Stand: New Voting Rights Act needed

The U.S. Supreme Court today responded to an emergency appeal and upheld a Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling allowing Texas’ restrictive photo ID law to remain intact for elections in November... Read More »

Satellite Early Voting Office to Open in Wanblee, South Dakota, After Civil Rights Complaint

Jackson County agrees to open a satellite office to avoid hearing on plaintiffs' motion for preliminary injunction  Read More »

About the Voting Rights Project

About the Voting Rights Project

For four decades, the Lawyers' Committee has been at the forefront of the legal struggle to achieve equality and protect advances in voting rights for racial and ethnic minorities and other traditionally disenfranchised groups. Today, that tradition continues. With the indispensable assistance of private law firms, the Voting Rights Project is an integrated program of litigation, voter protection, research, advocacy and education.  Read more »
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