ELEVENTH CIRCUIT RULES THAT THE STATE OF ALABAMA IS NOT IMMUNE FROM SUIT UNDER SECTION 2 OF THE VOTING RIGHTS ACT

WhatleyKallas is pleased to report that today the 11th Circuit affirmed the Middle District of Alabama in ruling that the State of Alabama is not immune from suits under Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act.  The case is Alabama State Conference of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, et al. v. State of Alabama (17-14445) and the Opinion can be found here.

WhatleyKallas is involved in the case in representing plaintiffs seeking to correc the lack of a single African American Judge on any appellate court in the State of Alabama.