Cases by Issue - Voting Rights Act of 1965

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Case Docket No. Argued Decided Majority Authorsort icon Vote
United States v. Sheffield Board Of Comm'rs 76-1662 10/11/1977 03/06/1978 7-2
City of Monroe v. United States 97-122 11/17/1997 7-2
Foreman v. Dallas County 96-987 06/27/1997 9
Presley v. Etowah County Commission 90-711 11/12/1991 01/27/1992 Anthony M. Kennedy 6-3
Abrams v. Johnson 95-1425 12/09/1996 06/19/1997 Anthony M. Kennedy 5-4
Clark v. Roemer 90-952 04/22/1991 06/03/1991 Anthony M. Kennedy 9
Holder, Individually And In His Official Capacity As County Commissioner... 91-2012 10/04/1993 06/30/1994 Anthony M. Kennedy 5-4
League of Latin American Citizens v. Perry 05-204 03/01/2006 06/28/2006 Anthony M. Kennedy 5-4
Growe, Secretary Of State Of Minnesota v. Emison 91-1420 11/02/1992 02/23/1993 Antonin Scalia 9
Reno v. Bossier Parish School Board 98-405 04/26/1999 01/24/2000 Antonin Scalia 5-4
Branch v. Smith 01-1437 12/10/2002 03/31/2003 Antonin Scalia 7-2
City Of Richmond v. United States 74-201 04/23/1975 06/24/1975 Byron R. White 5-3
NAACP v. Hampton County Election Comm'n 83-1015 11/28/1984 02/27/1985 Byron R. White 9
Port Arthur v. United States 81-708 10/06/1982 12/13/1982 Byron R. White 6-3
Pleasant Grove v. United States 85-1244 12/10/1986 01/21/1987 Byron R. White 6-3
Johnson, Speaker Of The Florida House Of Representatives v. De Grandy 92-519 10/04/1993 06/30/1994 David H. Souter 7-2
Allen v. State Board Of Elections 3 10/15/1968 03/03/1969 Earl Warren 7-2
South Carolina v. Katzenbach 22 ORIG 01/17/1966 03/07/1966 Earl Warren 8-1
NAACP v. New York 72-129 02/27/1973 06/21/1973 Harry A. Blackmun 6-2
Gaston County v. United States 701 04/23/1969 06/02/1969 John M. Harlan 7-1
Morse v. Republican Party Of Virginia 94-203 10/02/1995 03/27/1996 John Paul Stevens 5-4
Chisom v. Roemer 90-757 04/22/1991 06/20/1991 John Paul Stevens 6-3
Houston Lawyers' Ass'n v. Texas Attorney Gen. 90-813 04/22/1991 06/20/1991 John Paul Stevens 6-3
Mccain v. Lybrand 82-282 10/31/1983 02/21/1984 John Paul Stevens 9
Mcdaniel v. Sanchez 80-180 03/02/1981 06/01/1981 John Paul Stevens 7-2
Morris v. Gressette 75-1583 04/18/1977 06/20/1977 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 6-3
Lockhart v. United States 81-802 11/03/1982 02/23/1983 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 6-3
Beer v. United States 73-1869 03/26/1975 03/30/1976 Potter Stewart 5-3
Georgia v. United States 72-75 02/21/1973 05/07/1973 Potter Stewart 6-3
Reno v. Bossier Parish School Board 95-1455 12/09/1996 05/12/1997 Sandra Day O'Connor 7-2
Lopez v. Monterey County 95-1201 10/08/1996 11/06/1996 Sandra Day O'Connor 9
Lopez v. Monterey County 97-1396 11/02/1998 01/20/1999 Sandra Day O'Connor 8-1
Hathorn v. Lovorn 81-451 04/27/1982 06/15/1982 Sandra Day O'Connor 8-1
Georgia v. Ashcroft 02-182 04/29/2003 06/26/2003 Sandra Day O'Connor 5-4
Young v. Ford Ice 95-2031 01/06/1997 03/31/1997 Stephen G. Breyer 9
Dougherty County Board of Education v. White 77-120 10/02/1978 11/28/1978 Thurgood Marshall 5-4
City Of Rome v. United States 78-1840 10/10/1979 04/22/1980 Thurgood Marshall 6-3
Briscoe v. Bell 76-60 04/20/1977 06/20/1977 Thurgood Marshall 9
United States v. Sheffield Board Of Comm'rs 76-1662 10/11/1977 03/06/1978 William J. Brennan, Jr. 6-3
Perkins v. Matthews 46 10/20/1970 01/14/1971 William J. Brennan, Jr. 8-1
Thornburg v. Gingles 83-1968 12/04/1985 06/30/1986 William J. Brennan, Jr. 9
Katzenbach v. Morgan 847 04/18/1966 06/13/1966 William J. Brennan, Jr. 7-2
Cardona v. Power 673 04/18/1966 06/13/1966 William J. Brennan, Jr. 7-2
Hadnott v. Amos 647 10/18/1968 03/25/1969 William O. Douglas 6-2