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Kristen Clarke

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Kristen Clarke is president and executive director of the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights under Law, a nonprofit organization in Washington that focuses on voting rights law.

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Trump is enjoying a modern presidential record for getting his federal appellate court nominees confirmed, and the conservative Federalist Society appears to have an outsized role in…

With the help of conservative groups, Trump remakes the courts

Trump is enjoying a modern presidential record for getting his federal appellate court nominees confirmed, and the conservative Federalist Society appears to have an outsized role in…

from One Year Later

In the year 2000, legal dispute over the failure of Florida's voting machinery led to the selection of President George W. Bush by the US Supreme Court.

US elections: Repaired… or fixed?

In the year 2000, legal dispute over the failure of Florida's voting machinery led to the selection of President George W. Bush by the US Supreme Court.

from To the Point

In the past 10 days, federal courts have issued major decisions against Republican-backed restrictions designed to curb so-called "voter fraud" in Texas, Wisconsin, Michigan, Kansas,…

Courts strike down restrictive voter laws in two states

In the past 10 days, federal courts have issued major decisions against Republican-backed restrictions designed to curb so-called "voter fraud" in Texas, Wisconsin, Michigan, Kansas,…

from To the Point

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