Government Information

Earl Gregg Swem Library

Shelby County v. Holder

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Elections/Campaigns,Headlines,Laws/Regulations,Supreme Court/courts


5-4 Supreme Court decision that undermined the Voting Rights Act, declaring that the formula used in Section 4 is unconstitutional  and can no longer be used to subject jurisdictions like Shelby County, Alabama,  to preclearance.  From the Legal Information Institute of Cornell University


Charting a Path Forward at the IRS: Initial Assessment and Plan of Action

Categories: Govt/Business Scandals,Headlines,Taxes

Covers improved processes for fixing problems with review of applications for tax exempt status and a broad review of IRS operations and challenges.  Serves as initial report on progress in areas of controversy.  From the Internal Revenue Service