Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

At 9:30 a.m. on Monday we expect additional orders from the Court's November 25 Conference. On Tuesday, December 2, we expect one or more opinions in argued cases; we will begin live blogging at this link shortly before 10:00 a.m.

SCOTUSblog on camera: Edward Blum (Part two)

What a non-lawyer brings to a political advocacy that sees litigation — especially Supreme Court cases — as the linchpin; the importance of race and religion and what growing up in a Jewish household in Texas means to a passion for civil rights; and seeking to change Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

In this five-part interview, Edward Blum – Visiting Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and Founder and President of the Project on Fair Representation – discusses his background, running for Congress, and moving from public finance to political advocacy to Supreme Court litigation; the meeting of race, ethnicity and religion; the desire to “make big law” and how to read Supreme Court signals; and success building cases from the ground up – from Bush v. VeraNAMUDNO v. Holder, and Shelby County v. Holder to Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin and beyond – with “people of good will.” (Fabrizio di Piazza)

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