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LDF Highlighted in Shelby County v. Holder Anniversary Media Coverage

6/25/14

Shelby County v. Holder One-Year Anniversary Media Highlights:

  • Ifill and Montgomery are featured in Montgomery Adviser article on the Senate Judiciary Hearing 
  • Ryan Haygood argues in the Houston Chronicle that "States must be held accountable for how they treat voters: Urge Congress to pass Voting Rights Amendment Act"
  • Sherrilyn Ifill appears on The Joy Reid Report to discuss the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the Voting Rights Act
  • Sherrilyn Ifill talks to NPR's Carrie Johnson on Voting Rights Amendment Act
  • USA Today features Sherrilyn Ifill in "Senate debates voting rights proposal"
  • Janai Nelson talks to Ryan Vazquez of Alabama Public Radio 
  • Nelson quoted in MSNBC piece "Voting rights in danger one year after Shelby County Supreme Court ruling"
  • LDF's Shelby County v. Holder client Ernest Montgomery talks to NPR's Carrie Johnson
  • The Root spotlights Sherrilyn Ifill's Senate Judiciary Committee Testimony
  • Nelson writes for Reuters: "Think we don’t need to update the Voting Rights Act? Check out yesterday’s primaries."