Democracy Explained

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The Life Cycle of a Voting Rights Case

Voting rights cases can take winding routes through the court system before they are resolved, working to ensure that all eligible voters can access the ballot box. How do lawsuits protecting the right to vote move through the court system?

The U.S. Court System Explained

In 2022, there will be no shortage of crucial cases on redistricting and voting laws in the U.S. court system. In today’s Explainer, we cover the basics of the legal system and structure of the courts.

Legal Jargon 101

Courts hold immense power when it comes to voting rights, but there are many terms that are unique to the legal profession, which can make it hard to follow along.

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