Supreme Court Decisions; Sal Albanese; Obama’s Climate Plan

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The words "Equal Justice Under Law" are inscribed on the front of the U.S. Supreme Court.

The Supreme Court struck down the part of the Voting Rights Act that determined which states get extra scrutiny for voting procedures. Wendy Weiser, director of the Democracy Program at NYU's Brennan Center for Justice, is here to explain how it applied to New York State historically and what it means for the future. Plus: Mayoral candidate Sal Albanese; New York Magazine's Jonathan Chait on President Obama’s climate change plan; and Slate’s Emily Bazelon has more reactions and analysis of the major Supreme Court decisions.