Now the nation’s top court will decide the question. In doing so, it will limit its review to the following question, which the supreme court itself worded, notes SCOTUSblog: “Whether Congress’ decision in 2006 to reauthorize Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act under the pre-existing coverage formula of Section 4(b) of the Voting Rights Act exceeded its authority under the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments and thus violated the Tenth Amendment and Article IV of the United States Constitution.” … [Read more...] about US Supreme Court to Review Voting Rights Act Case Out of Shelby County, Ala.
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On June 25, 2013, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a landmark Voting Rights Act opinion that will impact all Texas governmental entities. For the time being, no jurisdiction in the country is required to seek pre-clearance from the federal government prior to enacting changes in its voting laws or procedures. All entities, nevertheless, must still comply with the remaining provisions of the Voting Rights Act. An aggrieved person or the Attorney General retain the ability to enforce voting guarantees under the Voting Rights Act. … [Read more...] about Shelby County v. Holder Decision Has Broad Impact on Voting Rights Act Compliance
She appeared this week before the Lake County Board of Commissioners hoping for a break. While she didn't speak, her friend, Jerry Wilson, told commissioners, "This young lady is a working mother who has been on government assistance and she wants off. I talked her into buying a house from the tax sale with $500 she saved up. … [Read more...] about Perils abound at Lake County’s tax sale; single mother and novice auction buyer gets burned
Two local herd dispersal auctions in a single week is unusual. But auctioneer Bob Landis, whose Landis Marketing business specializes in herd dispersal sales, said many local dairy farmers who leave the business have been selling their herds privately or directly for meat. … [Read more...] about Hitting home: 2 Lancaster County dairy families reluctantly sell their milk cows at auctions
After a five-day manhunt, investigators found three of the bodies in a mass grave, but were unable to locate Patrick’s remains. DiNardo told them where Patrick was buried after his lawyer negotiated a deal with prosecutors to take the death penalty off the table. … [Read more...] about Cosmo DiNardo, Sean Kratz in court today in Bucks County missing men homicides