Jurisprudence
Oct. 24 2014 6:20 PMThe Courts’ Baffling New MathBy what logic do hundreds of thousands of people simply stop counting?
Oct. 17 2014 12:56 PMSouthern JusticeHow an 1865 ruling in favor of Confederate soldiers just protected the vote for minorities in Arkansas.  
Oct. 15 2014 11:07 AMJustice for SaleThe Supreme Court is poised to make judicial elections even more corrupt. 
Oct. 10 2014 10:16 AMHow to Predict a Voting Rights DecisionThe Supreme Court just made it harder to vote in some states and easier in others.
Oct. 8 2014 5:10 PMWhat Constitutes an Emergency?The Supreme Court will stay a lower court’s ruling only for the benefit of politics, not people.
Oct. 6 2014 1:45 PMYour Guide to the Gay Marriage FightEach state’s legal status on gay marriage, mapped.
Sept. 30 2014 2:36 PMThis Court ErredThe Supreme Court has almost always sided with the wealthy, the privileged, and the powerful, a new book argues.
Sept. 28 2014 9:15 PMCut by the Supreme CourtWhen the justices denied these cases, justice was underserved.
Sept. 24 2014 8:49 AMFamous Supreme Court Plaintiffs: a QuizCan you recognize Dred Scott? Jane Roe? Ernesto Miranda?
Sept. 17 2014 4:49 PMSchooling the Supreme Court on Rap MusicIs it art or a true threat of violence?
Sept. 15 2014 1:35 PMA Thousand-Dollar BillThe Supreme Court is wrong about the influence you can buy with less than $5,200.
Sept. 12 2014 6:04 PMWho Gets to Stay?The courts are finally granting asylum to victims of domestic abuse. Victims of gang violence are still out of luck.
Sept. 11 2014 12:41 PMVoter ID Laws May Worsen Voter FraudAnd is Texas’ law intentionally or merely incidentally racist?
Sept. 9 2014 8:00 AMEverything but the TruthWhy does the Supreme Court use made-up facts?
Sept. 3 2014 5:37 PMAntonin Scalia’s Favorite Murderer Is Innocent
Oct. 19 2014 1:05 PMDawn PatrolJustice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s critically important 5 a.m. wake-up call on voting rights.
Oct. 16 2014 2:31 PMInjunction JunctionWhat is the Supreme Court thinking behind its unfathomable silence?
Oct. 14 2014 4:06 PMThis Year’s Most Outrageous Anti-Abortion StrategyTennessee out-crazies all the other states with its proposed constitutional amendment.
Oct. 9 2014 4:52 PMStop Draggin’ My Heart AroundThe Supreme Court is harming people with its inscrutable gay marriage actions.
Oct. 6 2014 3:59 PMThe Right Outcome for the Wrong ReasonsThe Supreme Court is missing its moment to lead on gay marriage (and maybe that’s what it wants).
Oct. 3 2014 2:47 PMBespoke BabiesA white woman was accidentally impregnated with a black donor’s sperm. Now she’s suing. 
Sept. 29 2014 10:30 AMThe Voting Wars Heat UpWill the Supreme Court allow states to restrict voting for partisan advantage?
Sept. 26 2014 9:19 AMGaming the Supreme CourtWhich state has the best chance of making gay marriage the law of the land?
Sept. 18 2014 10:42 AMScalia’s Liberal StreakThe conservative justice’s most brilliant—and surprisingly progressive—moments on the bench.
Sept. 16 2014 6:53 PMHappy Constitution Day!Too bad it’s almost certainly unconstitutional.
Sept. 14 2014 2:37 PMWhen Abuse Is Not AbuseDon’t expect Adrian Peterson to go to prison. In much of America, beating your kids is perfectly legal. 
Sept. 11 2014 2:50 PMThe Ultimate ConflictLocal prosecutors should not decide whether to criminally charge police officers like Ferguson’s Darren Wilson.
Sept. 10 2014 6:36 PMDon’t Blame the ProsecutorsWithout Janay Rice, they didn’t have a strong enough case.
Sept. 5 2014 12:11 PMA Shameful Defense FailsThe McDonnells say they weren’t lying about their finances; they were lying about everything else.
Sept. 3 2014 4:26 PMGet Stolen Naked Photos Off the WebCongress needs to change the law to force Reddit and 4Chan to do the right thing.

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