What We’re Reading: a daily round-up of quick hits, clips, and opinion pieces touching on key issues of democracy, justice, liberty and national security.
In the Los Angeles Times, the Brennan Center’s Adam Skaggs and Maria da Silva wrote an op-ed on strained court budgets in the states.
The New York Times profiles a priest who was representing clients in federal immigration courts for decades, but is now barred from the court.
The New Jersey Star-Ledger editorializes against Gov. Chris Christie’s cuts to legal aid funding.
The New York Post tries to play down the significance of independent redistricting.
Veteran New York political journalists Josh Benson and Jimmy Vielkind discuss the state of play of redistricting in the Empire State, concluding that Gov. Andrew Cuomo has “all the leverage.”
The DC Circuit clears the way for a potential challenge to part of the Voting Rights Act.