Katzenbach v. Morgan
Significance, Voting Rights Act Of 1965, A Plain And Consistent Act, Impact, Further Readings
U.S. Attorney General Nicholas Katzenbach and New York City Board of Elections
Morgan and other registered voters
That the Voting Rights Act of 1965 is a valid congressional act for enforcing the Fourteenth Amendment's Equal Protection Clause.
Chief Lawyer for Appellant
Chief Lawyer for Appellee
Solicitor General Thurgood Marshall
Justices for the Court
Hugo Lafayette Black, William J. Brennan, Jr. (writing for the Court), Tom C. Clark, William O. Douglas, Abe Fortas, Earl Warren, Byron R. White
John Marshall Harlan II, Potter Stewart
Date of Decision
13 June 1966
Ruled in favor of Katzenbach and reversed a lower court's decision finding that Congress had exceeded its constitutional powers in granting voting rights to Spanish-speaking Puerto Ricans residing in New York.
- South Carolina v. Katzenbach, 383 U.S. 301 (1966).
- Gaston County v. United States, 395 U.S. 285 (1969).
- Richmond v. United States, 422 U.S. 358 (1975).
- Beer v. United States, 425 U.S. 130 (1976).
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