The complaint of the United States alleges that defendant Symm, by virtue of certain practices, including the use of a unique form, has abridged the right of Prairie View dormitory residents to vote in violation of their rights under the 14th, 15th and 26th Amendments to the Constitution of the United States.
This is the case that set up the appeal to the (US) Supreme Court (Symm vs. US) to which everybody is now referring. If you read on, you'll understand why it was affirmed with no commentary other than Rehnquist's whiny dissent. The lower court had tons of relevant precedent backing it up, including the Constitution and Statute:
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