Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

On Tuesday the Court will hear oral argument in Obergefell v. Hodges, which is consolidated with three other cases, on the questions of whether the Fourteenth Amendment requires that states grant and/or recognize same-sex marriages. We will be live-blogging updates from the oral argument at this link beginning at 10:45 a.m.
We expect one or more opinions in argued cases at 10 a.m. on Wednesday. We will be live-blogging here.

Nina Perales Guest

Nina Perales is Vice President of Litigation for MALDEF, the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund. Ms. Perales is known for her work in voting rights, including redistricting and vote dilution cases. Her litigation has included successful statewide redistricting cases in Texas and Arizona as well as LULAC v. Perry<, a challenge to Texas congressional redistricting on behalf of Latino voters which Ms. Perales led through trial and argued successfully in the U.S. Supreme Court. Ms. Perales received a Bachelor’s degree from Brown University and a J.D. from Columbia University School of Law.

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02.12.13 Shelby County v. Holder: Latino voters need Section 5 today more than ever
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