More on Voting Rights… Over Lunch

ACS and the NAACP Legal Defense Fund will co-sponsor a lunchtime panel discussion, entitled In Pursuit of Democracy: Congress, Courts and New Challenges to the Voting Rights Act, at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. next Thursday. The panel will focus on the current Supreme Court case Northwest Austin Municipal Utility District No. 1 v. Holder, in which CAC filed an amicus brief yesterday.

The event will include the following speakers, all of whom are or represent amici in the case in support of the United States:
John Payton, President and Director-Counsel, NAACP Legal Defense Fund

Congressman F. James Sensenbrenner, Jr., U.S. Representative for the 5th District of Wisconsin

Congressman Melvin L. Watt, U.S. Representative for the 12th District of North Carolina
Details are available here.