Weekly Roundup – July 31, 2013

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What did the Supreme Court’s DOMA decision say? What didn’t it say? Where does same-sex marriage stand now? Professor Katharine Baker goes behind the decision in United States v. Windsor to give you the facts.

What did the Supreme Court’s decision in Shelby County v. Holder actually mean? Get the facts on the Voting Rights Act from Professor Carolyn Shapiro.

The Department of Justice has asked a court to require Texas to pre-clear voting changes. UC – Irvine Professor Rick Hasen explains why this is a big deal.

Justice Kagan discusses the role of the US Supreme Court and how other countries can derive lessons from it.

Justice Sotomayor visited a school in the Bronx and encouraged students to chase their dreams.

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