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Supreme Court Considers Limits of Racial Gerrymandering

By┬áMarcus Baldori Associate Editor, Vol. 22 In the coming months, the Supreme Court is expected to clarify its stance on the legal boundaries of racial gerrymandering. In December 2016 the Supreme Court heard oral arguments for Bethune-Hill v. Virginia State … Continue reading

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Supreme Court should allow disparate-impact Fair Housing Act claims

By Luis Gomez, Associate Editor, Vol. 20 Intentional racial discrimination is difficult to prove in suits like the one involving the nonprofit Inclusive Communities Project and the Texas Department of Housing, which went before the U.S. Supreme Court on January … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Allows Strict Texas Voter ID Law

By: Lauren Tortorella, Associate Editor Vol. 20 On October 18, the Supreme Court issued an order allowing Texas to use its strict voter ID law for the November election. The 2011 law requires voters to present a photo ID before … Continue reading

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