Supreme Court Roundup


Well, the session is over and all the rulings are in.  Some were heartbreaking, some expected, and much of it, particularly the decimation of the Voting Rights Act, was simply crazy-making. If you are really wonky, visit the Supreme Court website to read the rulings directly.  Recent rulings in the right-hand column. Today’s DOMA and...+

Arizona Voter ID Law Struck Down


It’s Supreme Court decision season and today’s ruling struck down a Voter ID Law in Arizona that would have required proof of citizenship during registration.  Here’s Slate’s Emily Bazelon telling you why this is important: Alabama, Georgia and Kansas have laws just like Arizona’s. So those state laws also get thrown onto the garbage heap....+