The Voting Rights Project - The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law | Voting Rights Litigation

Voting Rights Litigation

The Voting Rights Project litigates cases on behalf of traditionally disenfranchised voters under the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments of the United States Constitution, the Voting Rights Act, and the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (“NVRA”). 

Click on the case names below for a summary of each current or recent case and relevant documents.

Defending the Constitutionality of Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act:

Enforcing the provisions of the Voting Rights Act:

Post-Shelby Litigation:

Challenging unnecessarily restrictive voter identification, registration, and proof of citizenship laws:

Enforcing the NVRA:

Defending the NVRA:

Challenging the grossly inadequate and unequal administration of elections:

Protecting against vote dilution:

Preventing the improper purging of voters:

Combating deceptive election practices: 

Practical Progressive - Official Selection 2008