“How to Predict a Voting Rights Decision; The Supreme Court just made it harder to vote in some states and easier in others.”

I have written this piece for Slate.  It begins: If you have been following developments at the Supreme Court in voting cases over the past few weeks, the results have been dizzying and apparently inconsistent. First the court blocked a lower court … Continue reading

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The Biggest Aspect of the Texas Case: Texas To Be Covered Again by Section 5 (If Case Stands)

Justin noted a key aspect of the Texas id decision which I want to highlight: “Also extremely important: the court expressly finds intentional discrimination relevant to bail-in under the Voting Rights Act, and says it will consider a bail-in order … Continue reading

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ACLU Flags Judge Easterbrook’s Factual Inaccuracies in Horrendous WI Voter ID Decision

Press release about Judge Easterbrook’s terrible analysis: The motion filed today also notes factual inaccuracies in the appeals panel’s ruling, including: “The Seventh Circuit also could not fathom that so many registered Wisconsin voters lack a photo ID ‘in a world … Continue reading

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