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“Why Every Vote Matters: Shelby County v. Holder”

Posted on May 13, 2014 in Featured News

The King Kamehameha Judiciary History Center is hosting a special Law Day 2014 presentation. Join us as Janet Mason, Legislative Chair of the League of Women Voters, discusses the history of the Voting Rights Act in Hawai`i and the 2013 Supreme Court decision, Shelby County v. Holder, which overturned part of the Act. Kris Coffield of the Imua Alliance will discuss the impact of the 2013 ruling on young voters. The event will be held on Thursday, May 15, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the mock trial courtroom in Ali`iolani Hale, 417 South King Street. The event is free and open to the public; tickets are not required.