Riley v. Kennedy

Docket No.
Op. Below
Argument
Mar 24, 2008
Tr.
Opinion
Vote
TBD
Author
Ginsburg
Term

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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