“Missouri A.G. Chris Koster rebuts report that campaign money steered office away from investigations”

KC Star: Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster vehemently denied allegations published Wednesday in The New York Times that his office gave preferential treatment to companies it was investigating in exchange for campaign contributions. Koster, a Democrat who is his party’s presumptive nominee … Continue reading

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“Uncounted Votes The Racially Discriminatory Effects of Provisional Ballots”

New report from the Center for American Progress. From the emailed press release: RELEASE: The Racially Discriminatory Effects of Provisional Ballots Washington, D.C. — One week ahead of the 2014 midterm elections, much has been made of the new, more suppressive … Continue reading

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“Shelby and Section 3: Pulling the Voting Rights Act’s Pocket Trigger to Protect Voting Rights After Shelby County v. Holder”

Paul Wiley has written this very (and timely, given Texas) important student note for the Washington and Lee Law Review. From the Introduction: One of those portions of the Voting Rights Act that remained untouched by Shelby County is § 3(c)15—the “bail-in” … Continue reading

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