“In Texas, Fixing Voter ID Law Ruled to Be Discriminatory Will Be Tricky Task”

NYT: Ever since Texas’ strict voter identification law was passed in 2011, Democratic lawmakers and minority groups had focused on how to get it struck down. This week, after a federal appeals court ruled that the law discriminated against minorities, … Continue reading

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“The Voting Rights Act Might Get Some Teeth Back; Thanks to an appeals ruling, Texas’ discriminatory voting laws could end up under federal oversight.”

I have written this piece for Slate. it begins: This week’s decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit—holding that Texas’ strict voter identification law violates the Voting Rights Act—is good news for those who believe such … Continue reading

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“The Real Reason Why Judges Should Keep Quiet About Elections; The restrictions remind judges to aspire to be apolitical.”

Dahlia Lithwick and I have written this piece for Slate. It begins: Late last week, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg tried to put the controversy over her recent criticisms of presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump behind her, issuing a … Continue reading

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