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Today the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments on a key provision of the Voting Rights Act, and the Court’s conservative wing were openly skeptical of that landmark law.SCOTUSBlog‘s Tom Goldstein wrote that “a majority of the Court seems committed to invalidating Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act,” the provision that requires the Department of Justice to approve voting law changes in areas with a history of racial voting discrimination. Will a Court majority follow Justice Antonin Scalia’s attempt to set aside Congress and the U.S. Constitution?