Thursday, November 17 / 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM Clark 3 (Floor 7)

Session 16
Roundtable: The Rise and Decline of the Voting Rights Act: Perspectives from History, Political Science, Demography and Civil Rights Lawyers

Chair: Margo Anderson, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Discussant: Leah Aden, NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund
Discussant: Thomas A. Saenz, President and General Counsel MALDEF

1. Thomas A. Saenz, President and General Counsel MALDEF.

2. Historical Changes to the Census to Enforce the VraMargo Anderson, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

3. Counting to 50% plus OneAndrew A. Beveridge, Queens College, City University of New York (CUNY) and Social Explorer.

4. Showing the Historical ContextOrville Vernon Burton, Clemson University.

5. Proving Bloc Voting and Evidence of a Section 2 Violation in Vote Denial Cases.J Morgan Kousser, California Institute of Technology.

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