Federal Appeals Court Ruling If Upheld, Will Further Erode 1965 Voting Rights Act

Interview with Nicholas Stephanopoulos, Kirkland & Ellis professor of law at Harvard University and Holly Dickson, executive director of the ACLU of Arkansas, conducted by Scott Harris

Nicholas Stephanopoulos examines the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that private individuals and groups such as the NAACP do not have the right to sue under a key section of the federal Voting Rights Act, a decision that contradicts decades of precedent and will likely further erode protections under the VRA, already gutted by the U.S. Supreme Court in 2013.

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