The Administration’s Anti-Literacy Test Bill: Wholly Constitutional but Wholly Inadequate

19 Pages Posted: 21 Sep 2011 Last revised: 30 Dec 2014

William W. Van Alstyne

Duke University School of Law; William & Mary Law School

Date Written: 1963

Abstract

This discussion of Senate Bill 2750 addresses Congress’s ability to extend voting rights without resorting to a constitutional amendment. This paper also examines the efficacy of such a law.

Keywords: voting rights

Suggested Citation

Van Alstyne, William W., The Administration’s Anti-Literacy Test Bill: Wholly Constitutional but Wholly Inadequate (1963). Michigan Law Review, Vol. 61, p. 805, 1963; William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-146. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1931283

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