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District Court Grants LDF’s Motion to Intervene in Georgia Lawsuit Challenging Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Today the Court granted LDF’s motion to intervene in Georgia v. Holder, a case in which Georgia seeks pre-approval of a voting change that would significantly alter the voter registration process in the state.  If Georgia cannot preclear the change, it seeks to invalidate Section 5, a core provision of the Voting Rights Act.  

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