In a 5-4 ruling, the court declared unconstitutional a provision of the landmark Voting Rights Act that determines which states and localities must get Washington's approval for proposed election changes.
This is important since it voids federals blocks on many States that passed voter ID and early voting laws that the government felt were discriminatory.
At least I'm pretty sure that's what it means.
edit: Forgot to post the link.
Edited by Wickian, 26 June 2013 - 03:53 AM.