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Supreme Court news and analysis from The Nation
June 28, 2017
Trump’s Election Win Is Already Being Felt on the Supreme Court
Neil Gorsuch looks to be just as conservative as Scalia—and if Trump gets to replace Kennedy, the Court will be as conservative as it’s been in a century.
June 28, 2017
Springtime for Union Busting?
The Supreme Court’s war on the labor movement may soon claim some high-profile casualties.
June 20, 2017
The Supreme Court Takes Up the Question of Whether Gerrymandering Is Unconstitutional
The high court has taken a groundbreaking case that seeks to make elections fair, functional, and seriously competitive.
June 16, 2017
Trump Is Appointing Racist Fake-News Purveyors to the Federal Bench
A radical transformation of the judiciary is underway.
May 31, 2017
The Outcome of This Obscure Lawsuit Could Undermine Constitutional Government
The Georgia Supreme Court is about to decide whether citizens can sue the state. It’s chilling to imagine what could happen if the justices say they cannot.
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May 30, 2017
The Supreme Court Could Make It Easier for States to Purge Voters
The Court has decided to hear a new case from Ohio, where Democrats were twice as likely as Republicans to be purged from the rolls in the state’s largest counties.
May 25, 2017
Trump’s Cruel and Unusual Budget
George Zornick on the president’s attack on the poor, Ari Berman on voting rights, and Joshua Holland on Trump’s travels.
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May 22, 2017
North Carolina Is Once Again Found Guilty of Discriminating Against Black Voters
The Supreme Court strikes down two of the state’s congressional districts as unconstitutional racial gerrymanders.
May 15, 2017
The Supreme Court Won’t Reinstate the Country’s Worst Voter-Suppression Law
The federal courts ruled that North Carolina’s restrictions targeted black voters “with almost surgical precision.”
May 11, 2017
Trump’s Commission on ‘Election Integrity’ Will Lead to Massive Voter Suppression
It will be led by Mike Pence and Kris Kobach, who have a very long history of making it harder to vote.