In this commentary, Brianne Gorod of the Constitutional Accountability Center argues that the Voting Rights Act’s multiple congressional reauthorizations are evidence of its power and importance.
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In this commentary, Kermit Roosevelt from the University of Pennsylvania Law School says our country’s legacy of slavery and racism remains with us today.
In this commentary, Rick Hasen of the University of California, Irvine School of Law says a big trial in North Carolina demonstrates that the Voting Rights Act is in need of a major upgrade.
In this commentary, Roger Clegg of the Center for Equal Opportunity says it’s time to do away with disparate impact and preclearance under the Voting Rights Act.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at the current case of five American Samoa nationals who claim a constitutional right to natural-born United States citizenship.