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New Ethics Principles Call for Proficiency in Technology, Caution in Social Media, for Canadian Judges

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Two years ago, I wrote a column calling for the duty of technology — which applies to lawyers in 39 states — to be extended to judges. While that has not happened in the United States, it has now happened in Canada.

Voter Suppression Must Be the Central Issue

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Voter Suppression Must Be the Central Issue June 9, 2021 Brianna Soukup/Portland Press Herald, via Getty Images “The right to vote is everything in a democracy. Without influence over power, you are completely vulnerable to that power.

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The filibuster: why Congress needs to end the paralyzing process

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The filibuster: why Congress needs to end the paralyzing process Illustration: Rebecca Schuchat/The Guardian Rebecca Schuchat Thu 10 Jun 2021 07.00 EDT Advertisement

Which Groups Are Still Dying of Covid in the U.S.? - The New York Times

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You haven’t highlighted anything yet When you select text while you’re reading, it'll appear here. Which Groups Are Still Dying of Covid in the U.S.?

GOP repeats voter suppression history while attacking instruction of that history SHARE THIS - COPIED “They are digging in the archives for methods of voter suppression and targeted attacks on enfranchisement of Black and brown folks—while also attacking the teaching of the history that would illuminate to people why that effort is so dangerous,” says Chris Hayes.

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Voter Suppression Must Be the Central Issue

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Voter Suppression Must Be the Central Issue June 9, 2021 Brianna Soukup/Portland Press Herald, via Getty Images “The right to vote is everything in a democracy. Without influence over power, you are completely vulnerable to that power. There is no way to access prosperity or ensure personal protection when you live in a society in which people who share your interests are inhibited in their political participation.

Opinion: The Senate can still protect voting rights from GOP assault. Here’s how.

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Opinion: The Senate can still protect voting rights from GOP assault. Here’s how. Editorial Board Sen. Joe Manchin III (D-W.Va.) on Capitol Hill on Wednesday. (Al Al Drago/Pool/AP) “DEMOCRATS’ ANXIETY spiked this week after Sen. Joe Manchin III (D-W.Va.) announced his opposition to the For the People Act, also known as H.R. 1, a sprawling election reform bill that they had hoped would counter Republican efforts to restrict voting in many states.

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