Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Redistricting issue again--on its way to the Supreme Court?

As I mentioned in Constitutional history class yesterday, the Supreme Court has taken cases on redistricting (otherwise known as gerrymandering) recently and punted on all three. Now it may have another chance. Read here about a case from North Carolina that will almost certainly be appealed to the Supreme Court, giving the justices another chance to speak out about voting equity. Here's the story.

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Movie Censorship...a nice new timeline with very cool graphics

Here, courtesy of the First Amendment Center and the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) is a cool new timeline on movie censorship. It's an entertaining way to move through American governmental and industry control of movies in the twentieth century. Take a peak: http://tiny.cc/d7e9ny.
FIRE's First Amendment Library also has timelines on campaign finance, free speech, and the Alien and Sedition Acts, with more to come.