William R. Davis '55 Courtroom

William R. Davis '55 Courtroom
William F. Starr Hall
45 Elizabeth St.
Hartford, CT 06105-2290

Ensuring Fair Elections 50 Years After the Voting Rights Act

Three experts will speak about election laws and the landmark Voting Rights Act of 1965 at a Nov. 19 panel discussion sponsored by UConn School of Law and the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Connecticut.

The Voting Rights Act prohibits racial discrimination in voting, but in 2013 the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a section that required certain jurisdictions to get federal approval before any change to election rules.


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