Making Sense of...Voting Rights Litigation
- Dialogue & Deliberation , Political Engagement , Democracy in Question
- "Making Sense of..." Guides
In an effort to cut through the seemingly endless stream of news we're faced with, IDHE periodically releases short discussion guides, called "Making Sense of..." These short pieces are meant 1) as a way to become quickly acquainted with an issue, 2) see what people are reading on the topic, and 3) as a way to begin a conversation, using some discussion framing questions. These guides are meant for use by anyone, but in particular we encourage use by college faculty (in classrooms and in disciplinary clubs) and in co-curricular campus settings.
This edition deals with the conversation around voting rights litigation in 2020, particularly as it relates to students. What role to institutions have in protecting student voting rights? In this guide, we offer a starting point for readings and conversation. Please use this guide in and out of the classroom at your institution and share widely. If you have any questions or comments about this guide, please do reach out to our team at IDHE@tufts.edu.