articles tagged "voting rights"

Supreme Court Rulings Display Contradiction

Monday, 1 July 2013 | A Public Affair

On Monday’s A Public Affair John Quinlan was joined by civil rights attorneys Glorily Lopez and Christopher Krimmer. He also played segments of an exclusive taped interview with US Rep. Mark Pocan. The show followed a week when the US Supreme Court advanced gay marriage, while setting back voting rights, in a week when the Senate also passed a landmark immigration bill that has major problems. It was a contradiction of progress and set-backs. more »

Arizona vs. InterTribal Council

Wednesday, 19 June 2013 | buzz

Jan Miyasaki was joined on the Wednesday morning Buzz by Jonathan Brater from the Brennan Center for Justice, an attorney who has worked for voting rights and fair districting. They discussed the Arizona vs. Inter Tribal Council case, where the state of Arizona attempted to require proof of citizenship when registering to vote. This referendum was struck down by the Supreme Court, reaffirming federal control of national elections. Brater discussed the legal implications of this ruling as well as the upcoming Shelby vs. Holder case. Listen to the entire interview to learn more: more »

Election Day: Stacy Harbaugh, ACLU

Tuesday, 6 November 2012 | buzz

In this special Election Day edition, our host Aaron Perry interviewed Stacy Harbaugh, Communications Director of the Wisconsin chapter of the ACLU on Tuesday November 6. She is here to speak about voting rights and election issues. The Hotline, 866-Our-Vote, is available all day today for those who have questions regarding voting or wish to report any problems with the polls. Non-partisan attorneys who are specialists in Wisconsin laws will be on the hotline to answer the questions.   While Election Day registration is still possible, there have been other changes made to Wisconsin voting laws, Stacy explains. The corroboration ban will no longer allow for another to vouch for one’s residency …. more »

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