Jurisprudence
Jurisprudence
Feb. 8 2017 12:05 PMThe Silencing of Coretta Scott KingOn Tuesday night, Elizabeth Warren was told to pipe down. But it was King’s words that the Senate refused to hear.
Feb. 7 2017 6:36 PM“I Just Don’t Believe I’m in New York”The Jeran family’s journey from Yemen to Djibouti to the United States shows the cruelty and pointlessness of Trump’s immigration ban.
Feb. 5 2017 10:06 AMAnthony Kennedy Is Not StupidHe’s not going to step down just because one decent conservative judge was nominated to the Supreme Court.
Feb. 4 2017 3:12 PMWhy Judge Robart Blocked the Muslim BanThere’s no constitutional way to implement an unconstitutional order. 
Feb. 2 2017 5:01 PMSally Yates Doesn’t Care Who You AreOne last testament to the integrity of the attorney general who defied the president.
Feb. 2 2017 4:22 AMThere’s a Simple Step North Carolina’s New Governor Could Take to Strengthen Voting RightsBut he’d better move fast.
Feb. 1 2017 6:46 PMThe Democrats Can’t Block GorsuchHere are three things they can do.
Jan. 31 2017 11:40 PMNeil Gorsuch Is Nothing Like Donald TrumpHe’s principled, dexterous, and eloquent.
Jan. 31 2017 10:14 PMNeil Gorsuch Is Not a VillainDonald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee is a rock-ribbed conservative who’s difficult to oppose on jurisprudential grounds.
Jan. 31 2017 2:07 PMSeat MerrickTrump’s nominee shouldn’t get a hearing until Merrick Garland is seated.
Jan. 31 2017 10:12 AMFederalist CourtHow the Federalist Society became the de facto selector of Republican Supreme Court justices.
Jan. 30 2017 9:28 PMCrisis ModeWhat happens if Donald Trump refuses a federal court order.
Jan. 30 2017 4:35 PMCongress Must ActIt’s time for the legislative branch to stand up to Trump’s Muslim ban.
Jan. 29 2017 2:24 PMThe Travelers Trapped in Horrific Limbo by Trump’s Immigration OrderJudicial stays couldn’t protect everyone detained at U.S. airports.
Jan. 28 2017 10:58 PMThe Lawyers Showed UpAnd because we still live in a country where the law matters, they won.
Feb. 7 2017 7:50 PM“Just Following Orders”Horror stories about the lawlessness of Customs and Border Protection agents in the aftermath of Trump’s immigration ban.
Feb. 6 2017 7:08 PMChecks? Never Heard of Them. Balances? Forget About It.Donald Trump’s unnerving belief that the judiciary’s purpose is to stay out of his way.
Feb. 5 2017 9:39 AMIs a Constitutional Crisis LoomingRead what Slate’s Amicus podcast had to say about the constitutional and human costs of Trump’s Muslim ban.
Feb. 2 2017 8:27 PMDisorderThe president is violating the court orders against his Muslim ban. Here’s how he’s getting away with it.
Feb. 2 2017 2:50 PMIs Trump Defying the Court Order Staying His Immigrant Travel Ban?Can the administration dodge the courts by making the State Department revoke travelers’ visas instead? An immigration lawyer explains.
Feb. 1 2017 7:58 PMTrump Versus EveryoneA comprehensive guide to the lawsuits against the president’s executive order.
Feb. 1 2017 11:26 AMThe Great DivideWill the Neil Gorsuch pick exacerbate or help heal America’s deep divisions?
Jan. 31 2017 10:59 PMTrump’s Supreme Court Reality Show Was Not a DistractionIt was a capstone to a yearlong campaign to degrade the law and the Constitution.
Jan. 31 2017 6:51 PMHubris, Distrust, DisorderWhy the Trump administration keeps screwing up.
Jan. 31 2017 10:37 AMTrump’s Racist Voter-Fraud VigilantesThe group Trump is counting on to “analyze” his voter fraud claims has been trying to disenfranchise black voters for years.
Jan. 30 2017 10:18 PM“We Can’t Discuss That”At Dulles Airport, Trump’s Customs and Border Protection officers are accountable to no one.
Jan. 30 2017 4:55 PMClear ViolationAll the many ways Trump’s Muslim ban goes against the Constitution.
Jan. 29 2017 4:03 PMIt’s UnconstitutionalTrump’s executive order is an unlawful attack on Muslims that must be struck down in its entirety.
Jan. 29 2017 10:53 AMThe Judicial Branch Grabs BackFour female judges were the heroes of the fight against Trump’s executive order.
Jan. 25 2017 7:34 PMThe One SCOTUS Nominee Democrats Should Stop at Any CostWilliam Pryor has no place on the Supreme Court.

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