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This new reform to modernize voting could dramatically increase registration rates. It's gaining momentum after Oregon passed a breakthrough law in March 2015, and Hillary Clinton embraced it in June.
Even the men and women who have been implementing solitary confinement across the country for the past decades have come to realize that it is both unlawful and immoral.
A comprehensive list of social science research on the impact of voter identification restrictions, which make it harder for some citizens to vote.
Welcome to the 2016 presidential race, in which outside groups taking jumbo donations operate as shadow campaigns -- leaving everyday Americans without a voice.
The Voting Rights Act is celebrated for helping expand the electoral power of African-American and Latino communities, but those gains likely would not have happened if another parallel revolution hadn’t taken place at the same time.
While fewer bills restricting access to the ballot box have passed this year, voting rights are still garnering significant public attention.
Another vivid example of the hollowness of judicial review in capital cases.
Congress introduced a bipartisan bill to strengthen the Voting Rights Act after the Supreme Court eliminated its key protection last year. See all of the Center's recent resources on the VRA.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court decision to end investigation into Walker campaign raises questions of judiciary integrity and eviscerates much-needed campaign finance laws.
On this historic anniversary for our country, Congress should move swiftly to restore the lost promise of the Voting Rights Act.
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