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  • A Dangerous Moment for the Court

    The Supreme Court seems strangely immune to the bitterness that plagues our politics. Even now, when Americans can no longer agree on basic facts, the Court’s relative popularity has endured. Following Donald Trump’s 2016 election, the Court has what may be its most conservative majority…
  • Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Postal Service Operational Changes

    A federal judge in Washington state on Thursday temporarily blocked operational changes that new Postmaster General Louis DeJoy is making to the struggling U.S. Postal Service (USPS), claiming plaintiffs in a lawsuit will likely succeed. A coalition of states filed a lawsuit this month seeking…
  • The Terrifying Inadequacy of American Election Law

    Merely voting and counting the votes in this year’s election will be an extraordinary challenge. The country faces the worst public-health crisis in a century, a potentially severe shortage of poll workers, mail-in voting on an unprecedented scale, mounting functional problems at the U.S. Postal…
  • Six States Suing U.S. Postal Service over Changes

    Six states and Washington, DC, are suing the United States Postal Service (USPS) over upcoming operational changes, contending that the coming reforms impede the ability of states “to conduct free and fair elections.”…
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