The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that section 4 of the 1965 Voting Rights Act is unconstitutional. Section 4 is the part of the bill requiring certain states, mostly in the south, to get federal approval for changes to voting regulations. Professor Allan Rostron provides an initial reaction and potential implication to this ruling.
On Thursday, the U.S. Supreme Court will issue its ruling in a case that determines the future of the Affordable Care Act.
The nine members of the U.S. Supreme Court. Bottom row (l-r), Clarence Thomas, Antonin Scalia, John Roberts, Anthony Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Top row: (l-r) Sonia Sotomayor, Stephen Breyer, Samuel Alito, Elana Kagan