THE CASPIAN REGION:Politics, Economics, Culture

Scientific journal

About current problems of using voting rights act 1965 in the United States

2014. 3, pp. 056-062

Marmilova Yekaterina P. - Ph.D. (History), Astrakhan State University, 20а Tatishchev st., Astrakhan, 414056, Russian Federation,, katyamme@mail.ru

Voting rights Act was approved in the USA in 1965. The law prohibits discrimination in voting. Subsequently, it has been amended. The main purpose of the law is enforce voting rights that were guaranteed the 14 and 15 mandrels constitution The United States of America. This law is a key because it will protect the voting rights of minorities throughout in the whole United States. The article describes the current problems of protection of the voting rights of minorities in the United States. Article was written in framework scientific research with Database ProGuest, which includes over 90000 authoritative publishers. The author concludes that the Supreme Court of the United States make the right decision by limiting rights federal states with a history of rational discrimination in this question. Human rights centers involved in the protection of electoral rights, using the capabilities of the country’s judiciary.

Key words: law, voting rights, protection, vote

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