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 »

Map of Shame Tracks Voter Suppression Laws Around the Country

The Map of Shame highlights voter ID and other voter suppression legislative debates across the country. Read More »

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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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