Legal experts may disagree on the constitutionality of the DC Voting Rights legislation likely to pass the US House of Represents this spring. But legal experts agree on one thing: any bill passed is going directly to the Supreme Court for review. We explore the legal issues under dispute – and why number of well-known conservative legal scholars support the bill, while a number of well-known liberal legal scholars are against.

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  • Manus Cooney Former Chief Counsel and Staff Director of the United States Senate Judiciary Committee (1989-2000); President and Founder, Potomac Counsel LLC

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