“Justice Department Poised to File Lawsuit Over Voter ID Law”

NYT: The Justice Department is expected to sue North Carolina on Monday over its restrictive new voting law, further escalating the Obama administration’s efforts to restore a stronger federal role in protecting minority voters after the Supreme Court struck down … Continue reading

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“Supreme Error: North Carolina’s new voter suppression law shows why the Voting Rights Act is still necessary.”

I have written this Jurisprudence essay for Slate.  It begins: Usually it takes years to judge when the Supreme Court gets something very wrong. Think of Justice Kennedy’s opinion for the court in the 2010 campaign-finance case, Citizens United, freeing … Continue reading

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Texas shows Congress must update the Voting Rights Act

Thanks to Rick for inviting me to serve as a regular contributor at the Election Law Blog! Click here for my latest at The Huffington Post. An excerpt:  “A recent court action against Texas is important, but it should not … Continue reading

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“JUSTICE DEPARTMENT REACHES AGREEMENT WITH CALIFORNIA SPECIAL DISTRICT ON BAILOUT UNDER THE VOTING RIGHTS ACT”

Press release about what could be the last section 5 bailout EVER:   ______________________________________________________________________________ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                 CRT THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 2013                                                                                  (202) 514-2007 WWW.JUSTICE.GOV                                                                       … Continue reading

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