Monthly Archives: August 2009

“White House Plans to Shift Efforts at Civil Rights Division”

The NY Times offers this important report, which begins: “Seven months after taking office, Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. is reshaping the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division by pushing it back into some of the most important areas of American political life, including voting rights, housing, employment, bank lending practices and redistricting after the 2010 census.”
The entire article is a must-read for election law junkies.

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Citizens United Audio?

Will the Supreme Court release audio of the oral argument on Sept. 9 right after the argument concludes, as it has done in other recent high profile cases, including NAMUDNO? If the audio is released, I plan to “live”-blog (or is the better term “tape-delayed live blog”?) the argument, as I did with NAMUDNO.

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