Katharine Inglis Butler

Katharine Inglis Butler is professor of law at the University of South Carolina.

Attention Supreme Court


The 1965 Voting Rights is the nation’s most successful civil right law. On the eve of the Act’s passage, massive disfranchisement of blacks in the South was a glaring blight on our democracy. Open discrimination plus literacy as a voter registration requirement combined to deny the first right of citizenship to a substantial segment of […]

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