Topic | voter registration

Racial Justice After Fisher and Shelby

In the wake of last week’s Supreme Court rulings in the Fisher affirmative action case and the Shelby County Voting Rights Act case, the post-mortems are in. Race-based affirmative action in higher education is on its deathbed. Anti-discrimination protections for many voters are imperiled. For the Court’s majority, two of the proudest achievements of the […]

A Short Note on Ex-Felon Voting Rights

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This may be too little, too late for many, but perhaps it will be of use to people in the future, if not in this election cycle. It’s commonly believed that all incarcerated people and all ex-felons lose their voting rights. This belief holds true even among the formerly incarcerated, elected officials, and elections clerks […]