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Shelby County v. Holder

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Case Term OT 2012
Category Constitutional Law
Question Presented Whether Congress’ decision in 2006 to reauthorize Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act under the pre-existing coverage formula of Section 4(b) of the Voting Rights Act exceeded its authority under the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments and thus violated the Tenth Amendment and Article IV of the United States Constitution.
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Outcome - Reverse

This case was decided on 24 June, 2013.

Roberts
Robertsremand
Scalia
Scaliaremand
Kennedy
Kennedyremand
Thomas
Thomasremand
Ginsburg
Ginsburgaffirm
Breyer
Breyeraffirm
Alito
Alitoremand
Sotomayor
Sotomayoraffirm
Kagan
Kaganaffirm