Monday, July 26

1980s

1980s, Features, Politics, Supreme Court

11 things that date back to 1982, the year by which Supreme Court says courts should weigh new voting rules

The Supreme Court recently said that judges should consider voting rules in place in 1982 in certain cases. The Court applied that new "guidepost" to cases under Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act. Here are 11 things that date back to 1982 to show how much time has passed. See more stories on Insider's business page. Classic movies "ET" and "Tootsie." Staple 80s hit songs "Come On, Eileen," "Eye of the Tiger," and "I Love Rock and Roll." These are all things from 1982, the year that the Supreme Court majority said that courts should take into account when weighing whether voting restrictions violate the Voting Rights Act. In the...