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The rule outlaws intentional racial discrimination, of course; such a thing is already unconstitutional. But it also outlaws peremptory challenges based on “implicit, institutional, and unconscious” race and ethnic biases.
The prosecution labeled the white prospective jurors as “W” and the Black prospective jurors as “N” and singled out the Black prospective jurors by marking dots in the margins next to their names.
Ultimately, a Kobach loss could halt the domino effect of other states passing similar laws designed to undercut the right to vote.
White supremacy and misogyny are a rot in the Trump administration, and that rot is spreading.
The due process and equal protection clauses in the Fifth and 14th Amendments apply to "persons." Not "citizens." Not "Americans." Not "people we like."
In which Angry Black Lady and the longtime ACLU lawyer talk about what the U.S. Supreme Court has gotten so, so wrong and so, so right.
In a tweeted statement, the Olympic gold medalist talked about the pain of abuse by a trusted U.S. team doctor. But her story of abuse shouldn't drown out her achievements.
This is par for the course in Robert DuPont's decades-long battle against cannabis—and with Attorney General Jeff Sessions at the helm of the Department of Justice, he's found a kindred spirit in his cause.
We may have gained unprecedented political power, literary accolades, and foundation that truly matches our skin tones, but we are still at the bottom of too many health indicators and too many ladders to social and economic mobility to call 2017 a win.
Pirro may host a show called Justice, but she's not above the cable news channel's race-baiting ways. And it might cost her.
It's no coincidence that teachers are striking in states where lawmakers have gutted public education investment while handing out tax cuts to corporations and the wealthy.