In this commentary, Rick Valelly of Swarthmore College says the history of voting rights reminds us that democracy is a work in progress that requires hard thinking and effort from all of us.
In this commentary, Nathaniel Persily of Stanford Law School explains how the struggle over voting rights has changed since the Voting Rights Act was passed in 1965.
In this commentary, Brianne Gorod of the Constitutional Accountability Center argues that the Voting Rights Act's multiple congressional reauthorizations are evidence of its power and importance.
Fifty years ago today, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the Voting Rights Act of 1965, taking an enormous step toward protecting the right to vote for all Americans.
In this commentary, J. Christian Adams of the Public Interest Legal Foundation says the Voting Rights Act must be enforced without regard to party or race.
In this commentary, Kermit Roosevelt from the University of Pennsylvania Law School says our country's legacy of slavery and racism remains with us today.
In this commentary, Rick Hasen of the University of California, Irvine School of Law says a big trial in North Carolina demonstrates that the Voting Rights Act is in need of a major upgrade.
In this commentary, Roger Clegg of the Center for Equal Opportunity says it's time to do away with disparate impact and preclearance under the Voting Rights Act.
The two proposals represent the first wave of efforts to grapple with the challenges of a post-Obergefell world.
As the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act approaches, Rick Hasen of the University of California, Irvine School of Law and Derek Muller of the Pepperdine University School of Law join our Jeffrey Rosen to discuss a big trial in North Carolina.