Supreme Court

Citizens United's Legal Roots Lie in the Jim Crow Supreme Court
October 02, 2015

The justices granted corporations the very same constitutional protections that were denied black Americans.

Ben Carson Thinks Islam Isn't Consistent With the Constitution. He's Dead Wrong.
September 20, 2015

A constitutional scholar explains why the Republican presidential candidate is just plain wrong.

A Federal Judge's Decision Will Make Washington Even More Dysfunctional
September 14, 2015

The House lawsuit over Obamacare is going forward. Is the Iran deal next?

Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis Never Should Have Gone to Jail
September 08, 2015

The judge who punished her had a more effective option at his disposal.

The New Republic in the Lochner Era
August 30, 2015

Was the Supreme Court using its powers properly? Did its decisions reflect any real Constitutional principles?

A Distant Mirror: The Leo Frank Lynching
August 16, 2015

How a century-old crime foreshadowed today's polarized politics.

Inside the Fight to End Trans Discrimination in the Military
July 24, 2015

Transgender soldiers can now serve openly in the military, just 5 years after the repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell. How did it happen so fast? 

Police Have Too Much Power Over Motorists
July 23, 2015

Sandra Bland’s violent arrest shows why the law must change.

The New Nuclear Family
July 23, 2015

What gay marriage means for the future of parenthood.

The Supreme Court Didn't Cure Republicans of Homophobia
July 14, 2015

Scott Walker believes that Boy Scouts need to be "protected" from gay people.