Our initial report from today’s Supreme Court oral arguments on the Voting Rights Act.
How did it go?
This question from Chief Justice John Roberts to Solicitor General Donald Verrilli, Jr., who was defending the law, gives you a good sense of the proceedings: “Is it the government’s submission that citizens in the South are more racist than citizens not in the South?”
Sahil Kapur has more.
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