Connor v. Waller - 421 U.S. 656 (1975)
U.S. Supreme Court
Connor v. Waller, 421 U.S. 656 (1975)
Connor v. Waller
Decided June 5, 1975
421 U.S. 656
The District Court's error in holding that certain Mississippi statutes do not have to be submitted for clearance pursuant to § 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, and its consequent error in deciding the constitutional challenges to the statutes based on racial discrimination claims, require reversal; but this is without prejudice to that court's authority to entertain an appropriate proceeding to require that the 1975 elections be conducted pursuant to a court-ordered reapportionment plan. 396 F.Supp. 1308, reversed.