PHOENIX - Arizona's 30 legislative districts need to be redrawn before the 2014 election, an attorney for Republican interests contends, citing the U.S. Supreme Court's recent ruling that voided a key section of the Voting Rights Act.
PHOENIX - A bid by Republicans to upend the state's 30 legislative districts could be bolstered - thrown out of federal court - because of the actions of the U.S. Supreme Court.
Last week was bittersweet for the cause of human dignity. On one hand, the Supreme Court gave us reason for applause, striking down barriers against the full citizenship of gay men and lesbians. On the other, it gave us reason for dread, gutting the 1965 Voting Rights Act. The 5-4 decision w…
The end of another momentous Supreme Court term compels the question: Is the accusation of judicial activism just another way of saying "decisions I don't agree with"?
"But history did not end in 1965."
PHOENIX - Arizona no longer needs to get federal government sign-off on changes in its voting laws.
June 25, 2013 Supreme Court ruling in the case of Shelby County, Ala., v. Holder
PHOENIX — Arizona no longer needs to get federal government sign-off for changes in its voting laws.
PHOENIX - Republican interests head to federal court today hoping to realign the state's legislative districts more to their liking.
One day, many years ago, I was working in my college bookstore when this guy walks in wearing a T-shirt. "White Power," it said.
Progressives are remarkably uninterested in progress. Social Security is 78 years old and myriad social improvements have added 17 years to life expectancy since 1935, yet progressives insist the program remain frozen, like a fly in amber.
The following editorial appeared Thursday in the Washington Post:
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Wednesday in a case from Shelby County, Ala., challenging the constitutionality of Section 5 of the landmark Voting Rights Act of 1965, our nation's most effective tool in combating racial discrimination in voting.
PHOENIX — The U.S. Supreme Court agreed this morning to consider how far Arizona — and other states — can go in requiring voters to prove citizenship when registering.
PHOENIX — Primary elections in Maricopa County will be monitored by the U.S. Justice Department,