Nathaniel Persily

Why the Supreme Court May Soon Strike Down a Key Section of the Voting Rights Act
September 10, 2012

The Voting Rights Act may be doomed when it reaches the Supreme Court next year.

The Supreme Court Has a Legitimacy Crisis, But Not For the Reason You Think
June 11, 2012

Last week, a New York Times/CBS poll found that only 44 percent of Americans approve of the Supreme Court’s job performance and 75 percent say the justices are sometimes influenced by their political views. But although the results of the poll were striking, commentators may have been too quick to suggest a direct link between the two findings.