2022 has already seen extensive voting rights and redistricting litigation. As it appears, April showers bring…even more court action! Below we highlight cases across the country with likely court action over the next month.
Republicans are quietly advancing a theory that — despite running contrary to precedent and history, the Supreme Court appears dangerously close to adopting. The ramifications for democracy could be disastrous.
We’re reviewing crucial voting rights cases decided by the U.S. Supreme Court. From 1876 to 2021, we saw the rise (and recent decline) in court protection for voting rights — here are ten cases that shaped history.
While Republicans have made reforming voting rules to disenfranchise voters a priority, fewer Democrats have used their majorities to make voting easier. While there are some exceptions, there is still more to be done everywhere.
Arkansas’ new election laws will have very real impacts on voters in the state. With the trial set to begin on March 15, find all the facts you need to know about Arkansas’ four challenged laws here.
In early February, there was a two-week bench trial for Florida’s voter suppression law where both sides presented witnesses and evidence. Here we summarize three takeaways from the trial based on the post-trial briefs.
In Georgia and Ohio, Republicans are employing a new strategy to get away with gerrymanders — creating delays in the legal process until it’s too late to overturn illegal maps before an election.
Voting rights and redistricting litigation is expected to take center stage in courtrooms in 2022. As we head into March, we want to highlight voting rights and redistricting cases across 14 states to keep an eye on over the next month.
Today, Biden announced his nominee to replace Justice Stephen Breyer on the U.S. Supreme Court: Ketanji Brown Jackson. In today’s piece, we’re giving you the rundown on Jackson’s background and her track record on democracy.
That is why the extraordinary letters from members of Congress and Harris County officials are so important. These elected officials made clear that like their constituents, they are not prioritizing the development of legal precedent, but are demanding more litigation to fight for the right to vote.