Battling for Veterans’ BenefitsNew data show unfair treatment at the VA for survivors of sexual assault in the military.
Dear President Obama, This Is Why Judges MatterTwo Bush appointees deliver body blows to reproductive rights—and demonstrate the power of the bench.
Bring Back the GuillotineLethal injection is the wrong way to do capital punishment. Severing the head is the better way to go.
The Future of the Voting Rights ActHow effective is Section 2, the part of the law the Supreme Court left alone?
The Courthouse Is ClosedEven before the shutdown, federal courts had already been crippled by the sequester.
How Do Liberal Supporters of Citizens United Feel Now?And what do they think about the new Supreme Court case on campaign finance?
“No. No. Not That I Know Of.”The Scalia interview reveals his remarkable isolation from anyone who doesn’t agree with him.
Shutdown SlapdownA federal judge tells Congress what it can do with its urgent “Fast and Furious” litigation.
The Most Ingenious Attack on Gay Marriage BansIt’s a new lawsuit in Pennsylvania, and it’s likely to succeed.
Blood on Your HandsetIs your cellphone made with conflict minerals mined in the Congo? The industry doesn’t want you to know.
Shut Up, Judge!A misguided appeals court tries to silence—and quash—stop-and-frisk Judge Shira Scheindlin.
Half MeasuresThe Texas abortion ruling gives a major victory to pro-choicers and a minor one to pro-lifers, but settles nothing.
“This Court Is Super Liberal Now!”Stephen Colbert grills Emily Bazelon on the Supreme Court term and campaign finance.
Could a Kansas Grand Jury Really Indict a Sculpture?An outrageous right-wing effort to criminalize art.
The End of the Reasonable ObserverThe 2013 term at the Supreme Court may prove the last gasp of Sandra Day O’Connor’s legacy.
The Next Citizens United?The campaign finance case at the Supreme Court next week will be big—or huge.
Better Than No Shield at AllDon’t listen to Matt Drudge. The proposed media shield law is pretty good.