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Senate Republican Policy Committee on D.C. Voting Rights E-mail
On March 20, 2007, the Senate Republican Policy Committee issued a position paper on H.R. 1433, the D.C. voting rights bill. The Committee was concerned that that bill bypassed the Constitution and would likely engender constitutional challenges and lengthy court battles. The full text is below.
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May 20 Panel on the Constitutionality of the DC Voting Rights Act E-mail
On Wednesday, May 20, 2009, the Ward Three Democratic Committee sponsored a moot court discussion on the legal arguments for and against the constitutionality of the DC Voting Rights Act.
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2007 DOJ testimony on constitutionality of DC Voting Rights Act E-mail
Congressional testimony on the D.C. Voting Rights Act given by John P. Elwood Deputy Assistant Attorney General, U.S. DOJ, on May 23, 2007.
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