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Here's How We Can End Gerrymandering Once and for All
July 02, 2014

A new metric for determining how parties stack the deck in elections.

John Roberts' Supreme Court Is as Polarized as Ever
Don't be misled by the unanimous decisions
July 01, 2014

Don't be misled by the unanimous decisions.

The Supreme Court's Cloud-Computing Confusion
The justices issue two very different decisions on two very similar technologies
June 26, 2014

The justices issue two very different decisions on two very similar technologies.

The Supreme Court Deals Radical Conservatives a Foreign-Policy Setback
And hardly anyone notices
June 09, 2014

And hardly anyone notices.

Please, Liberals: Don't Fall for Rand Paul's Latest Filibuster
David Barron would be a fantastic federal judge
May 19, 2014

David Barron would be a fantastic federal judge.

Obama Has Started Making Major Progress on Nominating Judges—and This Is His Most Important One Yet
Why liberals should rally behind Pamela Harris
May 13, 2014

Obama has suddenly started making progress in appointing judges. Here's one that liberals should really rally around.

It May Already Be Too Late to Confirm a Replacement for Ruth Bader Ginsburg
May 08, 2014

At base, Republicans care more about Supreme Court nominees than Democrats do. So even before the November elections, Obama will have to be shrewd if he wants to seat a new judge.

Last Week's Affirmative Action Setback Could Be a Boost to Voting Rights
April 29, 2014

In striking down Michigan's affirmative action plan, the Court laid the groundwork for upholding the remained of the Voting Rights Act.

The 9/11 Trial Has Gone Completely Off the Rails
Justice is hung up on procedural hurdles and FBI shenanigans
April 17, 2014

Justice is hung up on procedural hurdles and FBI shenanigans.

Hannitys on the Bench
Right-wing judges are recycling sound bites from Fox News—and might still destroy Obamacare
April 06, 2014

And they're the Right's last best chance for destroying Obamacare.

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