Wealthy donors wield power in this April 4 spring election contest between liberal Janet Protasiewicz and conservative Daniel Kelly.
Supreme Court articles on Democracy Chronicles
The Supreme Court is the highest court in the US and has ultimate appellate jurisdiction over all federal courts and over state court cases involving issues of federal law. Also see our articles on Antonin Scalia and also on the Supreme Court case known as Citizens United.
The Next House Majority Could Be Decided In The Courts
Despite state court warnings, Republicans plan to move forward with gerrymandering, despite the possibility of a judge stopping them.
George Santos, Sam Bankman-Fried, and Citizens United
Ahead of 13th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision…, Washington was rocked by two…campaign finance scandals.
Risks Ahead In SCOTUS ‘Independent State Legislature Theory’ Case
The Supreme Court’s Dec. 7 argument in Moore v. Harper offered some encouraging signs it would back the “independent state legislature theory”.
Supreme Court May Mull New Change To The Voting Rights Act
If those seeking a narrowing of the VRA are successful, it would significantly diminish the use of the law to challenge ballot regulations.
Supreme Court Majority Questions Massive Shift Of Election Authority
A majority of Supreme Court justices Wednesday seemed reluctant to find that state legislators may manipulate congressional district lines.
Supreme Court Wrestles with Major Alabama Voting Rights Fight
Before the Supreme Court is a legal battle over an Alabama voting rights bill that could further undermine federal voting rights law.
On Gerrymandering And Judicial Democracy
I am against gerrymandering and want to see every instance of it abolished so Americans have more equality and power when they vote.
The “Independent” State Legislature In Republican Theory
The autonomous state legislative theory runs contrary to the 12 Amendment’s anticipated democratizing impact on presidential elections.
What if the Supreme Court had had term limits from the beginning?
The Supreme Court has increasingly been seen with more distrust, with more and more Americans now favor term limits for its justices.