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    Re: Supreme Court Watch 2012-2013

    One of the top judges in the country said the following about the decision on the VRA:



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    Harsh Texas Voter ID Law 'Immediately' Takes Effect After Voting Rights Act Ruling


    WASHINGTON -- Texas will "immediately" enact a voter ID law that a panel of federal judges ruled last year...
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    Even I know I'd have to drive if I lived in LA. :)

    My mother got myself and my siblings social security cards when we were children so you could be right about needing a birth certificate to get...
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    Suliso I've never driven a car in my life. My husband and I had one many years ago - he drove it - and the cost of having a car in the city, not to mention the inconvenience, caused us to get rid of...
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    Yep.
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    Welcome to South Carolina, John Roberts

    Two days before Christmas in 2011, Dr. Brenda Williams, who together with her husband runs a small family-physician practice in Sumter, S.C., was on the...
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    NC senator: Voter ID bill moving ahead with ruling

    RALEIGH, N.C. — A key leader in the North Carolina General Assembly says voter identification legislation will pick up steam again because the...
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    I read something about Birmingham having huge areas that are food deserts.
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    I know that gerrymandering has been done for years by both parties but it seems to me that with the TP takeover of the Republican Party things have gotten more extreme. That is why I brought it up...
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    Explainer: The Supreme Court, Voting Rights and New York

    Manhattan, Brooklyn and the Bronx are all covered by the Voting Rights Act - and Queens is affected, too. Here's what today's Supreme Court...
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    Agreed.
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    Why are they moving to Shelby County and out of Jefferson County Patrick? I know nothing about Alabama.


    Dry the problem isn't national elections per se. It's the gerrymandering that gets done...
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    Chief Justice Roberts' Long War Against the Voting Rights Act
    Roberts has been a critic of the Voting Rights Act for 30 years. Now he will help decide whether the law's most important section lives...
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    They didn't update it because nothing has really changed when it comes to denying citizens the right to vote. The right wants to point at President Obama to prove that they have when everyone knows...
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    All that John Birch Society/Koch Brothers/ALEC money got the results they wanted. I know the expression is "Judge not lest you be judged" but I do think there's a special place in hell reserved for...
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    I don't know how I feel about a national DNA database. Can it be misused? Definitely? Can it be circumvented? I just got around to watching the season finale of SVU so I think it can be.

    By the...
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    March 29, 2013

    Who Wanted to Take the Case on Gay Marriage? Ask Scalia

    By ADAM LIPTAK

    WASHINGTON — Why did the Supreme Court agree in December to hear a major same-sex marriage case and then...
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    Glenn that "Silent Clarence" couldn't even rouse himself to question the man widely known as his puppet master's insult of not the "them" in abstract but the "him" in reality galls on so many levels...
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    Full transcript of the SC arguments including Scalia's comments and Sotomayor's question.

    http://www.supremecourt.gov/oral_arguments/argument_transcripts/12-96.pdf
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    I don't think they even teach civics anymore. :(
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    http://blogs.kqed.org/newsfix/2012/12/07/u-s-supreme-court-announcement-on-proposition-8-californias-gay-marriage-ban/
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