Tag: U.S. Supreme Court

N.C.'s Latest Attempt to Limit Black Voter Influence Statewide Fails

North Carolina’s most recent attempt to prevent Black voters from influencing elections received a setback late Friday night after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to stay, or stop, a ruling by a lower court forcing the state’s Republican-led legislature to redraw its electoral maps because they amounted to racial gerrymandering….

Obamacare Written by 'Women and Minorities,' Says Opposing Lawyer

By Michael Nam Prior to the Supreme Court hearing arguments that have significant ramifications for the Affordable Care Act, the attorney arguing in opposition to the law’s tax subsidies was featured in a Wall Street Journal profile. Michael Carvin appears to be highly confident in his case, but aside from…

Court Upholds Race in College Admissions

By Chris Hoenig After the U.S. Supreme Court sent the case back for further scrutiny, a federal appeals court in Texas has again upheld the use of race as a consideration in college admissions. Abigail Fisher sued the University of Texas at Austin after her admissions application was rejected in…