Supreme Court strikes down Arizona voter ID law; rules on 5th Amendment right to remain silent
- Year: 2013
- Length: 5:16 minutes (4.82 MB)
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Many across the country are closely watching the US Supreme Court in the final days of its term, waiting for major decisions on voting rights, same-sex marriage and affirmative action. Today, the high court issued a number of other opinions, including one dealing with tactics used by pharmaceutical companies to keep generic drugs out of the marketplace and another that gives juries more say in deciding mandatory sentences. We’re going to take a closer look at two other decisions today. In the case Arizona v. Intertribal Council of Arizona, the court struck down certain voter registration requirements. And in Salinas v. Texas, the court ruled on a suspect’s right to remain silent. FSRN’s Alice Ollstein reports.