Category Archives: voting rights

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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Pennsylvania gerrymander lawsuit and naked dancers

Source: Pennsylvania Lawsuit Says House Redistricting Is Partisan Gerrymander – The New York Times It’s interesting news for a number of reasons, but what caused me to clip and paste it here is a line from the very end of … Continue reading

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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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