Category Archives: voting rights

More on Gorsuch: Originalism, as defined by a genius

Years ago, I met Akhil Reed Amar, the genius in my title above. I’d read his revelatory work, The Bill of Rights, and attended a lecture he gave. What knocks me out about his scholarship is his gift at revealing … Continue reading

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Richard Hasen criticizes Gorsuch as nominee

From Richard Hasen, a pre-eminent elections and voting rights lawyer, this thorough critique published by CNN Opinions on why Neil Gorsuch would not be good for us citizens if he is confirmed for the Supreme Court: http://www.cnn.com/2017/03/01/opinions/worry-about-gorsuch-hasen/ It begins (my … Continue reading

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SCOTUS weighs in big on gerrymandering

Here’s the whole story in DailyKos Elections Digest today. Could this mean the Supreme Court is ready to decide against gerrymandering election districts throughout the U.S? There’s the important Wisconsin case which should come before it soon. And I’m wondering … Continue reading

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