Justice Ginsburg Reflects on Bush v. Gore, Citizens United and Shelby County

TNR interview of the Justice by Jeff Rosen: JR: And you’ve discouraged separate concurrences. RBG: Yes. JR: Why is that? RBG: The experience I don’t want to see repeated occurred in Bush v. Gore. The Court divided five to four. There were four separate dissents, and that confused … Continue reading

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“Remarks by Attorney General Eric Holder at the Congressional Black Caucus Panel Discussion on Voting Rights”

A snippet: As you’re discussing, through the unrelenting efforts of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division – under the leadership of Acting Assistant Attorney General Molly Moran, from whom you’ll be hearing this afternoon – my colleagues and I are … Continue reading

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Breaking: Justice Kagan Asks OH Early Voting Challengers to File SCOTUS Response by Tomorrow at 5

The order reads: IT IS ORDERED that in light of impending deadlines and uncertainty about when the Sixth Circuit will act on the emergency petition for rehearing en banc filed by the Ohio Attorney General and Secretary of State, respondents should file a … Continue reading

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2 of 3 Judges on WI 7th Circuit Voter ID Panel Voted Against Plaintifs in IN Voter ID Case; 1 Was Not on Court

The judges chosen are Judges Easterbrook, Sykes, and Tinder. The first two voted against rehearing the Crawford case upholding Indiana’s voter id law.  Judge Tinder joined the court after that case. Of course, the facts of the two cases are different, … Continue reading

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