Election law and the story of who has the legal right to vote in the United States has been marked by a key group of landmark court cases. These cases, brought together and summarized by the American Bar Association on its web site, are a good starting point for both law students and the general public. For a brief historian's overview of the cultural and political background behind the legal landmarks, check out "Winning the Vote: A History of Voting Rights," in History Now, a free online journal published by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.
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