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Supreme Court / Voting Rights Act #1044972

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 27, 2013
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Washington: Jan Crawford) The Supreme Court challenge to the Voting Rights Act from Shelby County, Alabama featured; courtroom sketches by William Hennessy shown; remarks from Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Antonin Scalia, Sonia Sotomayor and Stephen Breyer quoted; details given about the reliance on old data in the decision to reauthorize the law. [Alabama attorney Frank ELLIS††- says these jurisdictions have made great strides over the last 48 years.] [Civil rights attorney Debo ADEGBILE††- says the problems are more serious and more repetitive.]

Pelley, Scott;
Crawford, Jan

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