July 10, 2013
Carroll Rhodes, general counsel for the Mississippi NAACP, has been involved in litigating dozens of voting-rights cases since the late 1970s. Rhodes believes the Voting Rights Act of 1965 has been instrumental in effecting electoral change in Mississippi.
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Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann said implementation of a controversial voter-identification law, which he has championed, began immediately after the U.S. Supreme Court ruling invalidating a key section of ...