Voting Rights Act: hearings before the Subcommittee on the Constitution of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Ninety-seventh Congress, second session, on S. 53, S. 1761, S. 1975, S. 1992, and H.R. 3112 ... January 27, 28, February 1, 2, 4, 11, 12, 25, and March 1, 1982
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1983
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15th amendment action Alabama amendment American annexation appears application at-large Attorney bailout believe bill Chairman citizens City civil rights committee concerning Congress constitutional continue County covered decision denied Department determine dilution discrimination discriminatory district district court effect election electoral equal evidence example extension fact Federal filed going hearings Hispanic House intent interests issue judgment jurisdiction Justice Justice Department language legislation look majority matter mean minority Mobile objection opportunity participation percent persons political population practices preclearance present problem procedure proof proportional representation proposed protection prove provisions question race racial reason record registration represent requirement respect right to vote Section Senator HATCH standard statement subdivision submission submitted Supreme Court testimony Texas Thank tion United violation voters Voting Rights Act
Página 18 - ... any candidate for the office of President, Vice President, Presidential elector, member of the Senate or member of the House of Representatives...
Página 510 - No voting qualification or prerequisite to voting or standard, practice or procedure shall be imposed or applied by any State or political subdivision in a manner which results in a denial or abridgement of the right of any citizen of the United States to vote on account of race or color, or in contravention of the guarantees set forth in section 4(f)(2), as provided in subsection (b).
Página 815 - Though the law itself be fair on its face and impartial in appearance, yet, if it is applied and administered by public authority with an evil eye and an unequal hand, so as practically to make unjust and illegal discriminations between persons in similar circumstances, material to their rights, the denial of equal justice is still within the prohibition of the Constitution.
Página 832 - ... (2) to limit, segregate, or classify his employees or applicants for employment in any way which would deprive or tend to deprive any individual of employment opportunities or otherwise adversely affect his status as an employee, because of such individual's race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.
Página 8 - Columbia for a declaratory judgment that such qualification, prerequisite, standard, practice, or procedure does not have the purpose and will not have the effect of denying or abridging the right to vote on account of race or color...
Página 230 - ... to grant preferential treatment to any individual or to any group because of the race, color, religion, sex, or national origin of such individual or group on account of an imbalance which may exist with respect to the total number or percentage of persons of any race, color, religion, sex, or national origin employed by any employer...
Página 789 - The plaintiffs' burden is to produce evidence to support findings that the political processes leading to nomination and election were not equally open to participation by the group in question — that its members had less opportunity than did other residents in the district to participate in the political processes and to elect legislators of their choice.
Página 20 - The district courts of the United States shall have jurisdiction of proceedings instituted pursuant to this title and shall exercise the same without regard to whether the aggrieved party shall have exhausted any administrative or other remedies that may be provided by law.
Página 17 - ... the District Court of the United States for the District of Columbia, within the jurisdiction of which the inquiry is carried on or within the jurisdiction of which said person guilty of contumacy or refusal to obey is found or resides or transacts business, upon...
Página 13 - ... voting qualification or prerequisite to voting, or standard, practice, or procedure with respect to voting...