On Monday, the Supreme Court upheld Texas's controversial redistricting plan, issuing a ruling that could make it much harder to use the courts to stop racially discriminatory voting laws of all kinds. Here's what you need to know:
The landmark case had an immediate impact for voters across the country as new voting restrictions became a reality. We look at how the national voting rights landscape has evolved since, and detail fights ahead in protecting the vote for all Americans.
The Supreme Court decided that historical location information from your cell phone is private and that if the government wants to see where you and your cell phone have been, then they need a warrant. It’s a big win for privacy advocates and will likely have important consequences for cases across the country.
The Federal Election Commission ruled last month that candidates for federal office can spend campaign funds on childcare. In a male-dominated, aging Congress, the ruling could carve out some space for more representative newcomers.