Northwest Austin Municipal Utility District Number One v. Holder

Docket No.
Op. Below
Argument
Apr 29, 2009
Tr.
Opinion
Vote
8-1
Author
Roberts
Term

Issue: Whether the appellant is eligible to bail out from the preclearance requirement of Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act, and whether Congress provided sufficient justification of current voting discrimination when extended the requirement in 2006 for another twenty-five years.

Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 8-1, in an opinion by Chief Justice John Roberts on June 22, 2009.

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