On This Date in Legal History

On August 6, 1965, President Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act into law.  Learn about this civil rights legislation at http://1.usa.gov/Nxo1MH and http://bit.ly/1EbC6na.

President Lyndon Johnson handing Martin Luther King, Jr. a pen at the signing of the Voting Rights Act of 1965

President Lyndon Johnson handing Martin Luther King, Jr. a pen at the signing of the Voting Rights Act of 1965

I also encourage you to read how we’ve moved away from this  important legislation at http://vrafortoday.org/.

About Tina Nelson
Tina Nelson

Tina Nelson is an attorney and mom. She created the LAWSUIT™ board game to teach her three children about the law. The game was an instant success. Copyrights and a patent were obtained, and Professional Games, Inc. was born. Professional Games, Inc. created this blog to educate and keep its friends and customers regularly updated about our American legal system.
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