The Voting Rights Act's Secret Weapon: Pocket Trigger Litigation and Dynamic Preclearance
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Following NAMUDNO, the search is on for a way to save section 5 of the Voting Rights Act (VRA). This Note offers a solution through an examination of the VRA’s most obscure provision: section 3. Commonly called the bail-in mechanism or the pocket trigger, section 3 autho…