Voting Rights Act

Let's Think About Court-Packing

Yes, it’s a dangerous tactic. But so is permitting a reality in which Republicans win rigged elections and the Supreme Court winks.

By Ian Millhiser

John Roberts and the Shifting Politics of Race

The Chief Justice is the most powerful defender of an increasingly untenable viewpoint.

By Nathan Pippenger

Discrimination Will Continue, But Who Will Notice?

Despite their long history of preventing discrimination, federal election observers will be mostly absent from polling stations this year—at a time when the assault on voting rights is particularly acute.

By Julie Fernandes