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Supreme Court Dispatches

High Drama for Obamacare at the High Court

Scalia and Kagan are feisty; Kennedy gives hope to people who care about affordable care.

How Ironic It Will Be if Justice Kennedy’s Line of Thinking Saves Obamacare

Under Kennedy’s Logic, These Other Forms of Federal Coercion Could Be Ruled Unconstitutional Too

You’re on Notice, Employers

Pregnancy discrimination is real, and it is illegal.

House of Cards Reimagined as a Jaunty Sitcom

The Police and City Officials Are Ferguson’s True Criminals


Red Summer

In 1919, white Americans visited awful violence on black Americans. So black Americans decided to fight back.

Gun Owners Are Always to Blame for Unintentional Child Shootings. They’re Not “Accidents.”

Sexism in Silicon Valley Is Disturbingly Subtle, as This Trial Proves

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