Supreme Court http://kcur.org en Supreme Court Rules On Voting Rights Act http://kcur.org/post/supreme-court-rules-voting-rights-act <p>The Supreme Court ruled&nbsp;5-4 that section 4 of the 1965 Voting Rights Act is unconstitutional. &nbsp;Section 4 is the part of the bill requiring certain states, mostly in the south, to get federal approval for changes to voting regulations. &nbsp;Professor&nbsp;<strong>Allan Rostron&nbsp;</strong>provides an initial reaction&nbsp;and potential implication to this ruling.</p> Tue, 25 Jun 2013 23:45:22 +0000 Brian Ellison & Matthew Long-Middleton 39139 at http://kcur.org Supreme Court Rules On Voting Rights Act Local Reactions: Supreme Court Upholds Affordable Care Act http://kcur.org/post/local-reactions-supreme-court-upholds-affordable-care-act <p>On Thursday morning the Supreme Court largely upheld the Affordable Care Act.</p> <p>While the Court allowed the so-called individual mandate to stand ruling that it is constitutional as a tax, and while they ruled that the Medicaid expansion is legal, the federal government can't take away Medicaid funding from individual states. (you can read the entire decision here.)</p> Thu, 28 Jun 2012 14:20:40 +0000 Steve Kraske, Stephen Steigman & Elana Gordon & Greta Wendelin 20096 at http://kcur.org Local Reactions: Supreme Court Upholds Affordable Care Act