Constitutional Opinions

Constitutional Opinions

Attention Supreme Court

By 4.23.09

Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act was an ingenious solution in 1965. Its extension in 2006 was mere political expediency. Now the Supreme Court must decide whether that extension was also constitutional.

Constitutional Opinions

Gerrymandering on Trial

By 3.16.09

The Supreme Court will soon decide whether Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act is no longer about white versus black, but about red versus blue.

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