“Kavanaugh and Campaign Finance: Republican National Committee v. Federal Election Commission”

Charles Davis on SCOTUSBlog: Kavanaugh’s opinion showed hostility towards the Supreme Court’s views in McConnell. It questioned the theory that these [soft money] limits could be justified simply by the close connection between political parties and candidates or officeholders, and more … Continue reading

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“How Justice Kennedy’s Successor Will Wreak Havoc on Voting Rights and American Democracy”

I have written this piece for Slate. It begins: Justice Anthony Kennedy, who announced his retirement from the Supreme Court last week, was certainly the “swing justice” in key cases on major issues from abortion to gay rights. But when … Continue reading

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Breaking: Supreme Court affirms without opinion lower court order rejecting partisan gerrymandering claim in North Carolina

Breaking: Supreme Court affirms without opinion lower court order rejecting partisan gerrrymandering claim in North Carolina https://t.co/GDhucsNWGM But two other cases remain pending and will work their way back to Court next term. This is somewhat of a surprise /1 … Continue reading

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