Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

On Wednesday the court hears oral argument in Encino Motorcars, LLC v. Navarro. Ronald Mann has our preview.
On Wednesday the court also hears oral argument in McCoy v. Louisiana. Amy Howe has our preview.

Riley v. Kennedy

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
07-77 M.D. Ala. Mar 24, 2008
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May 27, 2008 TBD Ginsburg OT 2007

Disclosure: Akin Gump represented the respondents in this case.

Issue: Whether states subject to Voting Rights Act pre-clearance requirements must receive Justice Department approval before implementing decisions of its highest court striking down previously pre-cleared state laws.

Judgment: Reversed and remanded, in an opinion by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on May 27, 2008.

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