Marriage equality case fast-tracked in 4th Circuit
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Marriage equality case fast-tracked in 4th Circuit

From the AFER press release yesterday: Richmond, VA – On Monday, March 10, 2014, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit granted AFER’s proposed motion for an expedited briefing schedule in Virginia’s marriage equality case, Bostic v. Schaefer (formerly Bostic v. Rainey). On February 13, 2014, the Federal District Court for the Eastern … Continue reading

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ICYMI: After the ruling on the Voting Rights Act
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ICYMI: After the ruling on the Voting Rights Act

My latest op-ed, title above, appeared in The Virginian-Pilot Wednesday. While there has been a lot of hand-wringing over the Supreme Court’s ruling last week, in which the court threw out the coverage formula in section 4, which affects the preclearance rules of section 5, little attention has been paid to the other sections of … Continue reading