And making a couple of lawyers very rich in the process.
In the only state where voter restrictions have been backed by a Democratic majority, residents are bracing themselves for long lines in Tuesday's presidential primary.
Cuts to basic voting services are melding the right's enthusiasm for spending cuts with its more insidious support for restricting ballot access.
A local judge says he's had enough with the city's failure to provide lawyers for poor defendants.
"I'm talking to you, and I'm alive, but physically, spiritually, mentally—I died."
Fifty-one years after "Bloody Sunday," civil rights activists in Selma fear a resurgence in voter suppression ahead of the first presidential election since the Supreme Court dented the landmark Voting Rights Act.
In 2001, 20-year-old Marlon Howell was found guilty in a racially-charged murder trial that shook New Albany, Mississippi. Fourteen years later, he continues to maintain his innocence.
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach sees election criminals lurking behind every polling booth. Now the state legislature is about to give him the prosecutorial power to do something about it.
What began as protests for higher wages and unions has turned into a social justice movement that aims to rally low-wage workers against systemic inequality.
Fifty years after the march that spurred the Voting Rights Act, civil rights leaders in towns like Macon, Georgia face an uphill battle to stop discrimination at the polls.
Due to a work-related noise violation in a posh, ultra-privatized Atlanta suburb, Kevin McGill is spending his next 14 weekends behind bars.
These workers travel the country, sightseeing and staying overnight in RV parks while laboring in low-wage temp jobs—and at least some of them love the lifestyle.