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Same-Sex Marriage Cases Before the U.S. Supreme Court.

By June 3, 2013

By Jorge R. Delgado  On March 26 and 27, respectively, the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a pair of cases touching on the hot-button issue of same-sex marriage.  In Hollingsworth v. Perry (Perry II), the Court will decide the fate of Proposition 8, which states that “[o]nly …

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The Problem Play of Voting Rights: Is it Curtain Call for Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act?

By November 6, 2012

By: Jorge R. Delgado “Voter ID” laws, voter purges, early voting changes, and similar measures have become familiar terms in today’s news cycle.  One person’s initiative to stop voter fraud easily becomes another person’s surreptitious scheme to suppress minority voting rights.  Statistics offer plenty of fodder for disagreement, and disagreement …

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