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2016-09

September 17, 2016
Washington, DC – As the nation observes the 229th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution, Constitutional Accountability Center President Elizabeth Wydra issued the following statement:
 
September 15, 2016

On the same day that Constitutional Accountability Center filed its “friend of the court” brief in a Virginia redistricting case, Bethune-Hill v. Virginia State Board of Elections, due for argument at the U.S. Supreme Court later this year, CAC is also announcing the release of two new resources on the myriad voting rights cases now pending across the country. The first is an Issue Brief, Protecting The Ballot For All, a handy guide that compiles and discusses the major voting rights cases now making their way through America’s courts. Next is a quick-reference online resource and companion to the Issue Brief, “Voting Rights In The Courts,” an interactive national map that puts key information about major voting rights cases at your fingertips.