No law can stop reckless people from trying to thwart the popular will, but we should still address the obvious weak spots in our system.
The president’s litigation strategy is unlikely to succeed, but it’s doing great harm in the meantime.
If the country’s nine justices wind up deciding the presidential race, things could get very ugly very quickly.
Former Solicitor General Paul Clement may get the Supreme Court closer to killing what’s left of campaign-finance limits.
It likely won’t rule partisan gerrymandering unconstitutional. Instead, it may disallow independent redistricting commissions.
Challengers are parading different standards before the U.S. Supreme Court justice, trying to offer a definition of partisan gerrymandering he’ll find acceptable.
Not every battle over voting is an assault on democratic values.
Will the justices gut the rest of McCain-Feingold—and make it easier for wealthy donors to influence elections?
States are passing special measures to head off attacks on the constitutionality of strict voter-identification requirements. But such measures are often just as disenfranchising as the laws they shield.