Upholding the Prestige of the Court

Members of the U.S. Supreme Court as seen on April 20, 1972. By Evan Vassar The Warren Court, throughout its judicial history, ruled on a myriad of cases that would leave Richard Nixon concerned with the Court’s use and expansion of judicial power. Among the...

Nixon, the Courts, and the VRA

On June 25, The Supreme Court of the United States struck down Section 4b of the 1965 Voting Rights Act after a 5-4 vote in the case of Shelby County v. Holder. Section 4b provided the formula to determine which states and local governments needed approval from the...