Amicus opponents of Section 5 attack on several fronts

, The National Law Journal

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If the opponents of Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act are confident of victory in the case of Shelby County v. Holder, they are not sitting back or acting complacent. The briefing supporting Shelby County amounts to a full-throated, aggressive attack against the law on several fronts — but also an attack on Congress for ignoring the Supreme Court's recent admonitions to update and repair the statute.

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