February 27, 2013 -
Today the Supreme Court will hear arguments challenging Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act. Here's why it matters.
December 11, 2012 -
In addition to hearing challenges to laws banning same-sex marriage, the Supreme Court will consider the constitutionality of a key part of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, landmark civil rights legislation that's been increasingly under attack.
September 5, 2012 -
Separate federal panels struck down two Texas voting provisions. We look at examples of discrimination they found.
July 24, 2012 -
More than 30 states have enacted some version of voter ID law in recent years. How much do these laws change voting rules and what impact could they have on the general election?
June 21, 2012 -
From private prisons to immigration detention, we break down the numbers and companies in the industry.