On April 22, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe ordered the restoration of voting rights for more than 200,000 citizens with past criminal convictions, drawing attention to a growing national issue.
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Noah Bookbinder of Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington and Judge Nancy Gertner of Harvard Law School discuss McDonnell v. United States.
This morning, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Birchfield v. North Dakota, a case about the right of citizens to refuse a breath alcohol test.
Legal experts offer reforms, big and small, that may show the country a way forward.
On Monday, the Supreme Court ruled in Montgomery v. Louisiana, one of two cases heard in October that involve the Eighth Amendment.