Conservatives Are Furious That Liberals Are Trying to Register Ferguson Residents to Vote
August 20, 2014
“I think it’s not only disgusting but completely inappropriate," said Missouri's GOP director.
The New Racism
August 10, 2014
In striking down Michigan's affirmative action plan, the Court laid the groundwork for upholding the remained of the Voting Rights Act.
The Right's Racial Blinders
April 15, 2014
The left-right race argument can become less cacophonous than it is. But not through a process of phased, mutual disarmament.
Senators claimed it was about Mumia Abu-Jamal, but the GOP has a shameful, decades-long record of blocking Civil Rights Division nominees
From the Stacks: The Battle for the Female Vote
August 26, 2013
On this day in 1920, the nineteenth amendment allowing women the right to vote became part of the United States Constitution.
“We will not allow the Supreme Court's recent decision to be interpreted as open season for states to pursue measures that suppress voting rights.”
Obama Is Right to Mess With Texas
July 26, 2013
Pro-tip: When you win a big court case giving you the go-ahead to suppress voter turnout for your political opponents, don’t gloat about it.
Debating the Court's Voting Rights Decision
June 25, 2013
Legal scholars of the right and left take on the Supreme Court's decision to undo the Voting Rights Act.
Unfair Voting Restrictions are a Nationwide Problem Now
June 25, 2013
Today, the Supreme Court struck down Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act, which identifies the areas covered by federal preclearance under Section 5.