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The Precedent-Shredding Supreme Court Takes Aim at Racial Discrimination

2 monthes ago   |   By The New Republic

Last term, the Supreme Court handed the conservative legal movement a victory it had sought for almost 50 years: the overturning of Roe v. Wade. As the justices reconvene this week for the new term, two sets of cases will give the court's six-justice conservative majority a chance to revisit yet another hot-button issue: race. Both cases address it in the context of major institutions in American civic life. In Merrill v. Milligan, the justices will have the opportunity to place new limits on when and how voters can bring claims of racial gerrymandering before the federal courts. In SFFA...
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