Jurisprudence
Oct. 8 2013 6:05 PMHow Do Liberal Supporters of Citizens United Feel Now?And what do they think about the new Supreme Court case on campaign finance?
Oct. 7 2013 5:36 PM“No. No. Not That I Know Of.”The Scalia interview reveals his remarkable isolation from anyone who doesn’t agree with him.
Oct. 4 2013 1:49 PMShutdown SlapdownA federal judge tells Congress what it can do with its urgent “Fast and Furious” litigation.
Oct. 3 2013 10:35 AMConscience CreepWhat’s so wrong with conscience clauses?
Oct. 2 2013 8:37 AMThe Most Ingenious Attack on Gay Marriage BansIt’s a new lawsuit in Pennsylvania, and it’s likely to succeed.
Sept. 26 2013 6:26 PMPublic NuisanceWhat happens when calling 911 could cost you your home.
Sept. 20 2013 11:54 AMBlood on Your HandsetIs your cellphone made with conflict minerals mined in the Congo? The industry doesn’t want you to know.
Sept. 18 2013 6:30 PMTase Thy Neighbor?Will a single dissenting opinion end Judge Jacqueline Nguyen’s Supreme Court aspirations?
Sept. 17 2013 6:54 PMThe President’s Friend Should Never Run the FedThe best reason Larry Summers’ Fed bid failed.
Sept. 11 2013 4:19 PMSyria Is a Legal TriumphIf a deal holds up, it will be a tremendous victory for international law, despite Obama’s bungling.
Sept. 10 2013 5:15 PMThe Cleverest New Anti-Abortion LawWill the Supreme Court strike down Oklahoma’s devious attempt to stop doctors from prescribing the safest kind of medical abortion?
Sept. 4 2013 5:49 AMNullification EverywhereAre liberals hypocrites for supporting state challenges to federal marijuana laws but scorning state challenges to federal gun laws? 
Aug. 21 2013 6:05 PMHate PreachAn American brags that he's the father of the Ugandan anti-gay movement. Can he be prosecuted in the U.S.?
Aug. 19 2013 12:08 PMSupreme ErrorNorth Carolina’s new voter suppression law shows why the Voting Rights Act is still necessary.
Aug. 15 2013 3:06 PMLegislative Prayer Goes Back to the Supreme CourtAnd this time, the Obama administration is on the side of prayer.
Oct. 8 2013 10:52 AM“This Court Is Super Liberal Now!”Stephen Colbert grills Emily Bazelon on the Supreme Court term and campaign finance.
Oct. 6 2013 11:45 PMThe Coming of the Kagan CourtWhy Elena Kagan is the most influential liberal justice.
Oct. 4 2013 11:59 AMCould a Kansas Grand Jury Really Indict a Sculpture?An outrageous right-wing effort to criminalize art.
Oct. 3 2013 7:22 AMThe End of the Reasonable ObserverThe 2013 term at the Supreme Court may prove the last gasp of Sandra Day O’Connor’s legacy.
Sept. 30 2013 1:49 PMThe Next Citizens United?The campaign finance case at the Supreme Court next week will be big—or huge.
Sept. 24 2013 1:23 PMBetter Than No Shield at AllDon’t listen to Matt Drudge. The proposed media shield law is pretty good.
Sept. 19 2013 2:21 PMWhy Was Tom DeLay’s Conviction Tossed?Corporate love set him free.
Sept. 18 2013 5:24 PMToo Much FreedomThe Navy Yard shooting proves we can’t have both universal access to guns and no way to track the mentally ill.
Sept. 13 2013 3:46 PMThe Sorry Injustice of the Angola ThreeRelease Herman Wallace—he is about to die of cancer in prison after 40 years in solitary confinement.
Sept. 11 2013 2:25 PMTexas Hold ’EmThe state refuses to allow same-sex couples married elsewhere to get divorced. Is this the next constitutional showdown over marriage equality?
Sept. 6 2013 4:40 PMFight to the DeathIn 1972 an awful backroom compromise kept the Supreme Court from abolishing the death penalty.
Aug. 29 2013 6:59 PMDon’t Text to a Driver!Could you be sued for sending a text to someone who’s driving? A New Jersey court says yes.
Aug. 19 2013 5:49 PMFrisk AssessmentMayor Bloomberg’s efficiency arguments about stop-and-frisk are wrong, as well as irrelevant.
Aug. 15 2013 5:49 PMDavid Morgan Is Wrong, Terribly WrongTwo Florida cops shot an innocent, unarmed man in his own driveway. And then their sheriff started talking.
Aug. 14 2013 6:27 PMThe Supreme Court’s First Amendment CowardiceThey should have overturned a ruling that bars gruesome abortion photos. Instead, they ducked. 

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