Research in Action: Disenfranchisement Study Impacts New Voting Rights Laws | News Article | Lehigh University

Professor Holona Ochs’ research on voter disenfranchisement cited in court case.
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U.S. Supreme Court Decides 3 Cases Involving Race : The Two-Way : NPR

Supreme Court issued three important decisions yesterday that deal with race: criminal justice, redistricting and employment.

The justices ruled against a white jury in a Georgia murder case; for minority plaintiffs who challenged voting districts in Virginia; and for a postal employee who said he lost his job due to race.

Source: U.S. Supreme Court Decides 3 Cases Involving Race : The Two-Way : NPR

Tuesday round-up — SCOTUSblog

Important USSC cases decided; more on the Georgia case next…

Yesterday the Court issued three rulings in argued cases. Molly Runkle rounded up early coverage and commentary for this blog. NPR’s Nina Totenberg had an overview of all three cases. More coverage of yesterday’s opinion in Foster v. Chatman, holding by a vote of seven to one that the Supreme Court of Georgia’s decision that…

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