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The Voting Rights Act of 1965: A Cornerstone of Equal Rights for All Americans

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  • Description
    Voter rights and legislation is one of the key issues that has guided the principles of freedom in America throughout history. One of its landmarks is the Voting Rights Act of 1965. This riveting CLE course will explain this act and how it fits into the context of voter rights legislation including the 15th amendment, rights denied to certain segments of the population and the events leading up to the passing of the act. The course will conclude with a discussion of the vigilance necessary to protect and maintain these freedoms.
  • Instructor Bio

    Louis Braun

    Louis J. Braun holds a Ph.D. degree in Mathematics from City University of NY and a law degree from Pace University. He previously practiced at Weil Gotshal for over 8 years. Louis practices commercial and corporate law and has authored three peer reviewed articles which have appeared in the Duke Mathematical Journal, the Hastings Law Journal and the Utah Law Review. He is also a Civil Rights activist, was a local coordinator for Dr. Martin Luther King's Selma to Montgomery March and the former National Chairman of Americans Democratic Action, Campus Division. He can be reached at