Northwest Austin MUD v. Gonzales: Amicus brief by the Asian American Justice Center et al.

Mar 25, 2009

Amicus brief filed by the Asian American Justice Center, Asian Pacific American Legal Center of Southern California, and Asian American Institute, Asian Law Caucus, et al. in support of Appellees. Amici wish to to highlight continuing disparities faced by Asian American populations in Section 5- covered jurisdictions with respect to voter registration and turnout, electoral representation, and racial discrimination in voting, thereby demonstrating that Section 5 is essential to ensuring access to the polls by Asian Americans, particularly as Asian American populations continue to rapidly grow in Section 5- covered jurisdictions.

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