MALDEF

Safeguarding the Voice of Latino Voters

Litigation

Bartlett v. Strickland (Amicus Counsel)

Bartlett v. Strickland (Amicus Counsel)

In a sharply split decision today, the United States Supreme Court in Bartlett v. Strickland closed the courthouse doors to many Latinos and other minority communities who face discrimination with regard to voting.

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Public Policy

Voter Protection Efforts

Voter Protection Efforts

Across the country, MALDEF has been working hard to secure unfettered access to voter registration materials and to the polling booths for all U.S. citizens. Two recent victories came in the reauthorization of the federal Voting Rights Act and the rejection by the U.S. Supreme Court of gerrymandered Texas districts that diluted the votes of hundreds of thousands of Latinos.

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