US Supreme Court

Jake Johnson, staff writer
In a move that has the potential to " set a landmark precedent ," the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday announced it will hear a Wisconsin gerrymandering case alleging the Republican-controlled legislature drew congressional disticts in a way that illegally discriminates against Democratic candidates and voters. "This is a historic opportunity to...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear a lawsuit to publicly release...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Newly confirmed Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch cast the deciding vote late...

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Even as Antonin Scalia led his right-wing cohorts in trying to gut the Voting Rights Act, labeling it a “perpetuation of racial entitlement,” Obama and Congressional leaders unveiled a statue of civil rights icon Rosa Parks across town. The law was challenged by Alabama officials who argued "the problem to which the Voting Rights Act was addressed is solved.” Uh, right.