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Story | Aug 7, 2015 | 2:05 PMThe Voting Rights Act turns 50 — and Congress must restore its protections. Aug. 6 marked the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Voting Rights Act, landmark civil rights legislation for the protection of voters from discrimination. The VRA is one of the most significant laws ever passed by Congress, and it has changed America. But despite that success, today the Voting Rights Act does not offer the same protections it did in 1965.
Story | Oct 14, 2014 | 1:19 PM
The U.S. Supreme Court this month heard the case of Gregory Holt, a prisoner serving a life sentence in Arkansas who says he wants to grow a beard in observance of his religious beliefs. The state of Arkansas considers the converted Muslim, who now...
Story | Oct 14, 2014 | 10:20 AM
Story | Oct 11, 2013 | 2:35 PM
The Burbank City Council authorized a petition Tuesday to appeal a ruling by the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals that a former Burbank police detective can sue the city for allegedly placing him on administrative leave for disclosing police misconduct....