Justice Clarence Thomas

Voting Rights Act: The State Of Section 5

A single provision of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 has been playing a key role on the election front this year. Section 5 has blocked photo voter-ID laws, prohibited reduced early-voting periods in parts of Florida and just Tuesday barred new redistricting maps in Texas.

Chief Justice Roberts Insists His Court Can Be Impartial

From 2009: Justice John Roberts on oral arguments From the "Well, if you say so..." files: Chief Justice John Roberts said Saturday that he has "complete confidence" in his colleagues' ability to step away from cases where their personal