Voting Rights Act

The Supremes, Round Two: Shelby County v. Holder

Jun 27, 2013 By brian sweany and Paul Burka

In the epic flood of news these past few days, I wanted to return to a U.S. Supreme Court decision from earlier in the week. After ruling on Fisher, a more far-reaching case came down: Shelby County v. Holder, in which the justices decimated the Voting Rights Act,…

Righting Votes

Jan 21, 2013 By josealiseda

Why requiring photo identification on Election Day is sensible and necessary—and hurts no one at all.

Voting Rites

Mar 1, 2000 By Brian D. Sweany

LBJ, George Wallace, Selma: Eavesdropping on the making of history 35 years ago this month.