Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

This week the blog will publish a multi-part online symposium on United States v. Texas, a challenge by Texas and twenty-five states to the Obama administration's deferred-action policy for immigration. Contributions to this special feature, as well as an “explainer” by this blog's Lyle Denniston, are available here.

Nina Perales Guest

Nina Perales is Vice President of Litigation for MALDEF, the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund. Ms. Perales is known for her work in voting rights, including redistricting and vote dilution cases. Her litigation has included successful statewide redistricting cases in Texas and Arizona as well as LULAC v. Perry<, a challenge to Texas congressional redistricting on behalf of Latino voters which Ms. Perales led through trial and argued successfully in the U.S. Supreme Court. Ms. Perales received a Bachelor’s degree from Brown University and a J.D. from Columbia University School of Law.

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02.12.13 Shelby County v. Holder: Latino voters need Section 5 today more than ever
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