Voting Rights Ruling a Blow to Big Firms' Pro Bono Push

, The Am Law Daily


Lawyers from firms including Arnold & Porter; Dechert; Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson; and Sullivan & Cromwell donated thousands of hours of pro bono time last year seeking to block voter ID laws enacted in the run-up to last year's presidential election. Tuesday's Supreme Court decision striking down a key provision of the Voting Rights Act took away—at least for now—one of their key weapons.

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