Evolve With MeToday’s gay marriage rulings are about amazing—and utterly rational—historical change.
Goodbye to the Crown Jewel of the Civil Rights MovementPeople died to pass Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act, but that didn’t save it at the Supreme Court.
The Next Affirmative Action?The Supreme Court just made it harder for universities to defend race-based affirmative action. Will they try using class instead?
I Am Worried. You Should Be Too.We shouldn’t have to wait for an abuse of power to know that the NSA’s snooping has gone too far.
The Supreme Court Fails the Fourth Amendment TestWhat all the justices don’t understand about police investigations.
They’re Coming for Your DNAThe Supreme Court just made it much easier for the government to collect genetic information.
The Real MismatchThe Supreme Court should not force universities to trade affirmative action for socioeconomic diversity. Schools can have both.
Stop Hating on the IRSPeople are attacking the IRS from the left and right. Actually it does as good a job chasing tax cheats as we let it.
Mary Bonauto, Gay Marriage HeroOn this historic day, the legal architect of the DOMA repeal should not be forgotten.
Scalia the MullahThe justice’s misunderstanding of morality, and how it leads him astray in cases about homosexuality.
You Don’t Have the Right to Remain SilentThe Supreme Court’s terrible—and dangerous—ruling this week on the Fifth Amendment.
Clarence Thomas, LiberalIn the strange world of the Supreme Court, sometimes being an archconservative can turn you into a liberal.
This Time, Scalia Doesn’t Want to See Your PapersThe Supreme Court declares Arizona’s voter registration law unconstitutional.
Patently UnfairThe Supreme Court won’t let the biotech industry own nature—which is good for you and me.
What Is Anthony Kennedy Thinking?Why the Supreme Court justice might decide we’ve been thinking about gay marriage all wrong.
Fatal KnowledgeWhy the jury in the George Zimmerman trial should be able to live at home and read what they want.
Is the Government Snooping Through My Phone Calls?Maybe. Either way, this invasion of privacy affects us all.
Obama’s Fight Song (Finally)The president is getting aggressive about his judicial nominees. It’s about time.
A Legacy LitigatedPresident Obama better get his judges appointed. Because his legacy will be decided in the courts.