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Lopez v. Monterey County

Docket No.: 95-1201
Argued: October 8, 1996
Decided: November 6, 1996

Topics:

Voting Rights Act of 1965, Civil Rights, Civil Procedure, Fourteenth Amendment, Voting Rights Act of 1965

Petitioner: Lopez
Respondent: Monterey County

Supreme Court Docket


519 U.S. 9 (1996)
Question:

May a district court issue an order that authorizes a county covered by section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to conduct judicial elections under an election plan that has not received federal approval pursuant to section 5?

Lopez v. Monterey County
ORAL ARGUMENT

October 08, 1996

Decision: Decision: 9 votes for Lopez, 0 vote(s) against
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