Justices Won’t Hear Death-Row Inmate’s Claim of Racist Juror

Justice Sonia Sotomayor said Monday she agrees with the Supreme Court’s decision not to hear the appeal of a black death-row inmate who claims he was convicted by a jury that included an outspoken racist, but wrote separately that she is “profoundly trou­bled by the underlying facts” of the case.

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House Democrats to Probe Voter Suppression in Georgia

The House Oversight Committee on Wednesday launched an investigation into reports of voter suppression in Georgia during the 2018 election, asking the Peach State’s governor and top elections official, both Republicans, to turn over documents that could show voting irregularities.

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