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The release of a compromise voting bill by 8 Senate Democrats coupled with the recent passage of the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act in the House is a small – but promising – step in the fight for voting rights. As Congressional negotiations play out, we must keep our eyes on the prize…
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President Biden’s Justice Department recently filed a brief asking the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold the death sentence of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who, along with his older brother, bombed the Boston Marathon in 2013.
In a rare moment of bipartisanship, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Dick Durbin and Republican Senator Chuck Grassley recently advanced legislation extending compassionate release to the oldest and longest-serving individuals in federal prisons. The pair is expected to advance additional …
A century ago, Justice Louis Brandeis wrote that “a single courageous State may, if its citizens choose, serve as a laboratory; and try novel social and economic experiments without risk to the rest of the country.”
OP-ED: States are working to restrict voting. It's time to fight against the passage of suppression laws
States are debating more than 250 bills that would restrict voters, so it is time to fight against this voter suppression.