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Lopez v. Monterey County

Docket No.: 97-1396
Argued: November 2, 1998
Decided: January 20, 1999

Topics:

Voting Rights Act of 1965, Civil Rights, Affirmative Action, Fifteenth Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, Necessary and Proper, Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, Voting Rights Act of 1965, habeas, habeas corpus, racial discrimination

Petitioner: Lopez
Respondent: Monterey County

Supreme Court Docket


525 U.S. 266 (1999)
Question:

Does the Voting Rights Act's pre-clearance requirement apply to states not explicitly covered by the Act?

Lopez v. Monterey County
ORAL ARGUMENT

November 02, 1998

Decision: Decision: 8 votes for Lopez, 1 vote(s) against
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