Voting Rights Act
By Corey Hutchins Sep 11, 2013 at 02:55 PM
CHARLESTON, SC -- With all due respect to Texas, North Carolina has become ground zero in the voting wars. An... More
Trying to wrap your mind around the Voting Rights Act in the wake of the Supreme Court ruling on it, and the Justice Department’s decision to weigh in aggressively in voting-rights cases? Here’s a guide to readings and resources
By Mariah Blake Jul 25, 2013 at 12:44 PM
UPDATE, July 25, 2013 (This replaces two earlier updates): On Tuesday, June 25, the Supreme Court dismantled a key provision... More
The state and the feds are still at odds over core election issues. Will coverage match the urgency of the moment?
By Richard Parker Aug 22, 2013 at 02:50 PM
AUSTIN, TX -- In the coming months, a federal appellate court in Texas will rule on whether the Justice Department... More
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