Category Archives: voting rights

How one plaintiff has been our hero in the voter suppression wars

Source: Ruthelle Frank, ACLU Plaintiff, Friend, and Voting Rights Champion, Passes Away at 89. Ruthelle Frank had all the qualifications to be a heroic plaintiff. She was righteously aggrieved and did something about it. She persisted, did not get discouraged … Continue reading

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The best legal pro bono org on Wisconsin gerrymandering case

Source: SCOTUS Set To Hear First Partisan Gerrymandering Case in a Decade | Brennan Center for Justice And this, adding to everything we need to know about what happened in Wisconsin and other states, and how we now have to … Continue reading

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Bitter laughter: the 2016 election, voters rights and Canada

I’m quite behind in my Harper’s hard copy reading. Ergo, I opened the January 2017 edition only last night. (What can I say? I’ve been busy. Or something.) I picked up these three items from the Index, Harper’s one page … Continue reading

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