Voting right and legal requirements under Section 2

voting right and legal requirments under Section 2

Subject: Law

Please answer the following prompt thoroughly:

You’ve been asked by a local group of citizens to consider filing a Section 2 lawsuit challenging the city’s at large election scheme for its city council. The city is 30% African American in voting age population and currently one of the twelve council members is African American.

What are the legal requirements that you would need to assess in order to tell the citizens whether they can establish a prima facie case under Section 2.

Include some examples of similar cases that have been previously established.

Last Updated on February 11, 2019 by EssayPro