You Don’t Need a Gun to Peacefully ProtestIn the wake of Charlottesville, permits for rallies should contain an important caveat—no open-carry within the protest zone.
Trump’s Anti-Judge Playbook Originated With ArpaioOf course the president will pardon him—it’s just another way for him to signal his disdain for the rule of law.
White Nationalist Rule Is Already HereDonald Trump is considering pardoning Joe Arpaio for his illegal reign of racist terror.
Lawyers Take on Another Trumpian Task: Stopping Science SuppressionFederal scientists fear retribution and data suppression. The lawyers are showing up to help here, too.
Everyone Is Biased (Except White People)Why Trump supporters’ claims that a D.C. grand jury will be biased against the president sound so familiar.
No Free Speech for YouAnthony Kennedy has the chance to undo his worst anti–First Amendment decision. He should take it.
The Clarence Thomas TakeoverThe justice has spent his career pushing a fringy, right-wing ideology. Now, he has an army of acolytes who can make his vision a reality.
A Tweet Is a Direct OrderMilitary leaders who say the president’s social media posts aren’t policy are playing a dangerous game.
TrustbustersThe one economic proposal in the Democratic “Better Deal” platform that could actually change the world.
How Massachusetts Became a Sanctuary StateA landmark ruling from the commonwealth’s highest court could change the future of immigration enforcement.
State Attorneys General Won’t Save UsIf Trump fires Robert Mueller, don’t expect state officials to function as stand-in special prosecutors.
Unpresidential CommandTrump is ordering service members to support the Republican agenda. That is terrifying.
Should Judges Use Their Roles to Effect Social Change?A dialogue about whether “activist judges” are real.
The Guns WonCharlottesville showed that our First Amendment jurisprudence hasn’t reckoned with our Second Amendment reality.
The Purges Are ComingJeff Sessions’ Justice Department just took a major stand against voting rights. It’s now up to the Supreme Court to protect the rolls.
Sessions’ Marijuana Crackdown May Still Be ComingThe attorney general’s own experts recommend respecting states’ experiments with legalization. He’ll probably ignore them.
The Shadow Civil Rights DivisionCareer Justice Department officials don’t want to do the bidding of Trump and Sessions. Enter the political appointees.
When Cops Join the ResistanceStatements from the Boy Scouts of America, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the Suffolk County police suggest Trump’s closest allies have started to desert him.
Should He Stay or Should He Go?Some progressives want Jeff Sessions to defy Trump and keep his job. Others are desperate for the attorney general to leave the DOJ. Who’s right?
How to Replace Jeff SessionsIf he fires the attorney general, Donald Trump can take three very different approaches to appointing his successor.