Heather Gerken
Heather Gerken

Heather Gerken is a law professor at Yale University.

Jurisprudence
June 25 2013 3:50 PMGoodbye to the Crown Jewel of the Civil Rights MovementPeople died to pass Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act, but that didn’t save it at the Supreme Court.
Jurisprudence
Nov. 10 2010 4:16 PMColoring Inside the LinesWill the Voting Rights Act stop Republicans from redistricting as they please?
The Hive
June 14 2012 10:46 AMThe Missing Right To VoteWhat we'd get from amending the Constitution to guarantee it.
  Slate Plus
Slate Plus
Aug. 28 2015 12:31 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? International affairs writer Joshua Keating on what to read to understand the apparently permanent slowdown of the Chinese economy.