by Jim Thompson
At Reuters, Lawrence Hurley reports that the Supreme Court has declined an appeal to determine whether or not police need to obtain search warrants before accessing cellphone location information maintained by wireless carriers.
In The New York Times, Michael D. Shear writes about a growing group of voting rights activists called iVote who are working to make voter registration “automatic whenever someone gets a driver’s license.”
At Moyers & Company, John Light discusses the troubling influence of dark money in Pennsylvania’s recent judicial elections and cites ACS’s “Skewed Justice” report to highlight the long-term impact such funds can have on criminal cases.
Tom Jawetz and Sanam Malik at the Center for American Progress explain why attacks against birthright citizenship undermine the Fourteenth Amendment and contradict the core principles of our democracy.