In 2016, Remember This Week at the Supreme Court | blog.pfaw.org

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst It’s been a week of mixed emotions for those of us who care about civil rights. Greg Russak‘s insight: "Elections have real consequences. These Supreme Court decisions had less to do with evolving legal theory than with who appointed the justices. Whether historically good or disastrous, all these decisions were … More In 2016, Remember This Week at the Supreme Court | blog.pfaw.org

What Scalia really has against the Voting Rights Act

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst by DAVID HORSEY (Baltimore Sun)   U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is alleged to be one of the great intellects of conservative jurisprudence, but his comments during oral arguments over a challenge to the 1965 Voting Rights Act displayed all the mental acuity of a third-tier talk radio bozo. … More What Scalia really has against the Voting Rights Act