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Author: Nina Perales

Nina Perales



Nina Perales is Vice President of Litigation for MALDEF, the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund. Ms. Perales is known for her work in voting rights, including redistricting and vote dilution cases. Her litigation has included successful statewide redistricting cases in Texas and Arizona as well as LULAC v. Perry<, a challenge to Texas congressional redistricting on behalf of Latino voters which Ms. Perales led through trial and argued successfully in the U.S. Supreme Court. Ms. Perales received a Bachelor's degree from Brown University and a J.D. from Columbia University School of Law.

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