REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst - A news assistant runs to his co-workers with copies of court decisions past anti-death penalty demonstrators in front of the U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington June 29, 2015. The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that a drug used by Oklahoma as part of its lethal injection procedure does not violate the U.S. Constitution's ban on cruel and unusual punishment, dealing a setback to opponents of the death penalty.
Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission, et al.
June 29, 2015,
On June 29 the Supreme Court upheld Arizona's initiative to establish an independent redistricting commission by 5-4. In this post, Thomas Mann reacts to the decision in Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission.