The Other Other Major Supreme Court Cases This TermThe gay marriage and Obamacare rulings aren’t the only huge ones coming.
Has Clarence Thomas Forgotten What His Job Is?Two of his latest opinions abandon reasoned judgment for fiery condemnation. From a Supreme Court justice, that’s downright disturbing.
“Born Free and Equal”The cases of Quok Walker and Elizabeth Freeman set a benchmark for freedom in the revolutionary North.
Who Do the Justices Want to Be President?The answer to that question may impact how they vote in two huge cases.
Dying of ExcitementPolice often blame suspects’ deaths on “excited delirium.” Is that a diagnosis or a cover-up?
A Second ChanceOne judge just exercised his power to expunge a conviction and help someone start a new life.
Georgia JusticeThe Supreme Court will review a case of blatant racism by prosecutors. For once, there’s a paper trail.
Reality Strikes the Supreme CourtThe justices rule on a Confederate flag case as the nation once again grapples with the ugly power of that racist Southern symbol.
When Will the Supreme Court Stop Avoiding Abortion?Severe laws in Texas and Mississippi require the justices to act.
SCOTUS Tries to Stay Neutral on Jerusalem, Passports, and Foreign PolicyWhich means a great big win for presidential powers.
Guilty Until Proven InnocentThe Supreme Court let a vicious Arizona law die, and conservative justices are furious.
You’re All OutA defense attorney uncovers a brazen scheme to manipulate evidence, and prosecutors and police finally get caught.
Only Voters Count?Conservatives ask the Supreme Court to restrict states’ rights and overturn precedent.
Don’t Answer That!San Francisco takes back a question that could have been disastrous for the mentally ill.
We Were Doing It Wrong: The Very First Political GabfestWatch Emily, John, and David review their inaugural Gabfest from 2005.
Bob McDonnell Tries, Tries AgainThe former Virginia governor, convicted on corruption charges, makes his case to an appeals court. The judges are skeptical.
Threats to LibertyConspiracy theorists worried about imaginary government oppression dismiss real government oppression.