The Supreme Court's Cell Phone Case Went Even Further than Privacy Advocates Had Hoped
June 26, 2014
The 4th Amendment gets updated for the 21st century.
It's entirely in keeping with the judicial restraint we've been urging right-wing justices to observe. And it could have been much worse.
The End of Anti-Discrimination
March 25, 2014
The Hobby Lobby and the end of anti-discrimination.
Obama May Be Blowing His Opportunity to Reform the NSA
January 17, 2014
This piece has been updated throughout to reflect breaking news in advance of the president's 11 a.m. speech.
"Metadata Material Shouldn’t be Held by the Government"
December 22, 2013
Interview: A key member of the panel advising Obama about NSA surveillance reform says Uncle Sam needs to get out of the metadata-storage business
Inside the Stunning Court Smackdown on NSA Spying
December 17, 2013
The fatal flaw in the Obama administration's defense of metadata collection.
Don't Rule Out the New Obamacare Court Challenges
December 06, 2013
Never say never: The Supreme Court is an unpredictable body.
A ruling on the Obamacare contraception mandate could give corporations all kinds of new powers.
Antonin Scalia Just Cracked the Door to State-Sanctioned Prayer
November 07, 2013
Justice Elena Kagan framed the stakes in Town of Greece v. Galloway, the church-state case that the Supreme Court heard Wednesday, at the very beginning of the oral argument.
On the second day of the Supreme Court term, the justices debated whether limits on aggregate campaign contributions were necessary to prevent individual donors from corrupting politicians through quid pro quo gifts.