Reauthorization of the Voting Rights Act: Policy Perspectives and Views from the Field
Full Committee Hearing

Full Committee
Date: Wednesday, June 21, 2006
Time: 02:00 PM

Agenda


June 14, 2006


NOTICE OF SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING


The Senate Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Property Rights has scheduled a hearing on "Reauthorization of the Voting Rights Act: Policy Perspectives and Views from the Field" for Wednesday, June 21, 2006 at 2:00 p.m. in the Dirksen Senate Office Building Room 226.

By order of the Chairman

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Witness List
Hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee
Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Property Rights
on

"Reauthorizing the Voting Rights Act's Temporary Provisions: Policy Perspectives and Views from the Field"

Wednesday, June 21, 2006
Dirksen Senate Office Building Room 226
2:00 p.m.

PANEL 1

Debo Adegbile
Associate Director of Litigation
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc.
New York, NY

Gerald A. Reynolds
Chairman
US Commission on Civil Rights
Assistant General Counsel
Kansas City Power & Light Company
Kansas City, MO

David Canon
Professor
Department of Political Science
University of Wisconsin
Madison, WI

John J. Park, Jr.
Assistant Attorney General
Office of the Attorney General
Montgomery, AL

Donald M. Wright
General Counsel
North Carolina State Board of Elections
Durham, NC

Carol Swain
Professor of Political Science and Professor of Law
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN

Member Statements


  1. Senator Patrick Leahy (D - VT)

Witnesses


Panel I

  1. Mr. Debo Adegbile
    Associate Director of Litigation
    NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc.
    New York , NY
  2. David Canon
    Professor, Department of Political Science
    University of Wisconsin
    Madison , WI
  3. Carol Swain
    Professor of Political Science and Professor of Law
    Vanderbilt University
    Nashville , TN
  4. Mr. Gerald A. Reynolds
    Chairman, US Commission on Civil Rights
    Assistant General Counsel, Kansas City Power & Light Company
    Kansas City , MO
  5. Donald M. Wright
    General Counsel
    North Carolina State Board of Elections
    Durham , NC
  6. John J. Park, Jr.
    Assistant Attorney General
    Office of the Attorney General
    Montgomery , AL