Category Archives: voting rights

Overjoyed: SCOTUS comes up big (5-3) on voting rights!!!

Source: Breaking and Analysis: Supreme Court on 5-3 Vote Affirms NC Racial Gerrymandering Case, with Thomas in Majority and Roberts in Dissent | Election Law Blog (Rich Hasen) Just when I was thinking the only big news today would be … Continue reading

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Some weird little items

From Harper’s December 2016 (yes, I’m a bit behind) Findings: Riding Disney World’s Big Thunder Mountain Railroad helps people pass kidney stones… Maybe a few obstacles to getting on that ride. Like getting there in a plane, maybe, screaming in … Continue reading

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“When Does Political Gerrymandering Cross a Constitutional Line?”

If you want to understand the monstrous effect gerrymandering has had in our elections, and the history of efforts to combat it, here’s this clear and beautifully written article by Adam Liptak. Source: When Does Political Gerrymandering Cross a Constitutional … Continue reading

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