October 11, 2022

Episode 71: The Voting Rights Act Is on Life Support

On October 4, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in Merrill v. Milligan, a case about Alabama's racially gerrymandered congressional map. The question looming over this case is whether the Supreme Court will destroy what remains of the Voting Rights Act. Lindsay Langholz speaks with Bradley Heard from the Southern Poverty Law Center about the case, take aways from the oral argument, and what to expect when the Court hands down its decision next year.

Episode Host: Lindsay Langholz, Senior Director of Policy and Program

Episode Guest: Bradley Heard, Deputy Legal Director, SPLC's Voting Rights Practice Group


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