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Analysis: The Silver Lining for Rural America in the Supreme Court’s Voting-Rights Decision

Although the Supreme Court’s recent voting-rights decision was very bad news for rural residents in terms of the precedent set, there is a silver lining to be found in the dissenting opinion, written by Justice Elena Kagan and joined by Justices Stephen Breyer and Sonia Sotomayor. That dissent took the concept of distance–rural spatiality–more seriously […]