“Shelby and Section 3: Pulling the Voting Rights Act’s Pocket Trigger to Protect Voting Rights After Shelby County v. Holder”

Paul Wiley has written this very (and timely, given Texas) important student note for the Washington and Lee Law Review. From the Introduction: One of those portions of the Voting Rights Act that remained untouched by Shelby County is § 3(c)15—the “bail-in” … Continue reading

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“A Call to Expose the Unnecessary Secrets of the Supreme Court; One justice publicly announced an error in her dissent, but such candor is rare.”

I have written this oped for the National Law Journal.  It begins: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg of the U.S. Supreme Court made news twice with her six-page dissent to a court order allowing Texas to implement a restrictive voter identification law that … Continue reading

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