Opinion Analysis: A Small Victory for Minority Voters, or a Case with “Profound” Constitutional Implications?

[cross-posted at SCOTUSBlog.] It is easy to read the Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision in Alabama Legislative Black Caucus v. Alabama and Alabama Democratic Conference v. Alabama as a mostly inconsequential case giving a small, and perhaps only temporary, victory for minority voters in … Continue reading

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“GOP leaders to skip Selma event; ‘They’ve lost an opportunity to show the American people that they care,’ one black lawmaker says”

Politico: Scores of U.S. lawmakers are converging on tiny Selma, Alabama, for a large commemoration of a civil rights anniversary. But their ranks don’t include a single member of House Republican leadership — a point that isn’t lost on congressional black … Continue reading

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