Map of Hope 2015

The Lawyers’ Committee Map of Hope tracks selected voter-friendly legislation and recognizes states that have passed laws to expand access to the franchise. Read More »

Native American Voting Rights Case Proceeds After Court’s Ruling

The lawsuit calls attention to ongoing voting discrimination against Native American communities in Jackson County and elsewhere in South Dakota.  Read More »

Lawyers' Committee Supports Voter Registration Modernization In Oregon

The Lawyers' Committee applauds Oregon's new voting reform law, making it the first state to implement an automatic voter registration system. Read More »

Allies Persevere in Challenging Strict Texas Photo ID Law

On March 3, 2015, the Lawyers' Committee and allies filed a brief in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals arguing that Texas' photo ID law violates the First and Fourteenth Amendments and the Voting Rights Act of 1965.  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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