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Young v. Ford Ice

Docket No.: 95-2031
Argued: January 6, 1997
Decided: March 19, 1997

Topics:

Voting Rights Act of 1965, Civil Rights, Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, Voting Rights Act of 1965, public schools

PartyNames: Thomas YOUNG, et al., Appellants, v. Kirk FORDICE et al.
Petitioner: Thomas YOUNG, et al., Appellants
Respondent: Kirk FORDICE et al.

Supreme Court Docket

Thomas YOUNG, et al., Appellants
v.
Kirk FORDICE et al.
520 U.S. 273 (1997)
Other Citations: 117 S.Ct. 1228137 L.Ed.2d 448 (520 U.S.
Question:

Did the state of Mississippi violate the Voting Rights Act of 1965 by implementing a new voter registration policy, the "New System," without explicit approval from the U.S. Attorney General?

Young v. Ford Ice
ORAL ARGUMENT

January 06, 1997

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