Jurisprudence
Jurisprudence
Feb. 28 2018 7:34 PMJustice Breyer’s Dire WarningThe justice seems genuinely concerned that the Supreme Court’s conservatives will strip immigrants of their constitutional rights.
Feb. 28 2018 1:40 PMPropaganda MachineryHow the NRA pioneered the right-wing art of demonizing the media.
Feb. 27 2018 4:31 PMThe History of Trump’s Favorite Racist Code WordWhat the president really means when he constantly promotes “assimilation.”
Feb. 27 2018 7:15 AMI Cut, You ChooseA new method of redistricting could solve gerrymandering.
Feb. 26 2018 6:10 PMThe Constitution Has Nothing to Do With ItThe Supreme Court’s conservatives prepare to hobble public sector unions as a gift to the GOP.
Feb. 25 2018 2:26 PMDark Money Union BustersThe fight to overturn a decades-old Supreme Court precedent has been fueled by secret donors.
Feb. 21 2018 7:46 PMFree and EqualThe Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s new map doesn’t just vanquish gerrymandering—it restores the state’s democracy.
Feb. 20 2018 5:22 PMHow to Fix Background ChecksDonald Trump says he wants to improve the law. Here’s what he would do if he meant it.
Feb. 17 2018 5:22 PMThe American TrapA theory for why Mueller didn’t directly go after Russians for violating election law.
Feb. 16 2018 4:13 PMIt’s Going to Be Much, Much Harder for Trump to Fire Rod Rosenstein Now
Feb. 15 2018 4:37 PMActually, Owning an Immigrant Is BadA government program allowing indentured servitude already exists. We don’t need another one.
Feb. 12 2018 6:59 PMBermuda Bends Back the ArcThe territory’s abrupt repeal of marriage equality proves there’s nothing inevitable about civil rights.
Feb. 12 2018 2:54 PMSignal FailureDonald Trump’s anything-goes security-clearance policy is putting the nation’s safety at risk.
Feb. 9 2018 4:03 PMSome Theories About Michael Flynn’s Plea DealThere’s a chance Robert Mueller is holding back for the moment.
Feb. 8 2018 2:54 PMRob Porter’s History of Domestic Abuse Wasn’t a Secret. It’s Just That No One Cared.The cops, the FBI, and the White House chief of staff all knew, and he still continued to rise through the ranks of our government’s highest office.
Feb. 28 2018 4:30 PMThey Were Trained for This MomentHow the student activists of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High demonstrate the power of a comprehensive education.
Feb. 27 2018 4:33 PMResolving the ParadoxHow marriage equality paved the way for anti-gay employment discrimination to be ruled illegal.
Feb. 27 2018 4:13 PMFree Speech vs. Freedom From IntimidationThe Supreme Court is set to reconsider campaigning at the ballot box. Justice Scalia got it right the first time.
Feb. 26 2018 7:57 PMFreedom to Avoid War ZonesThe argument for arming teachers demonstrates the flaws in Second Amendment jurisprudence.
Feb. 25 2018 6:00 PMLabor’s LostThe Supreme Court’s latest union case is designed to kneecap the Democratic Party.
Feb. 22 2018 7:19 PMClarence’s CarnageJustice Thomas’ Second Amendment opinions ignore the gruesome reality of gun violence. When he rules on death penalty cases, he fixates on it.
Feb. 21 2018 2:59 PMThe Pardon BoomerangAccepting a pardon from Trump could add booster rockets to state prosecutions.
Feb. 17 2018 5:22 PMWhere Mueller Might Go NextWe only know about the Russian part of the conspiracy.
Feb. 17 2018 4:08 PMThe Campaign Finance Loophole That Could Make the Next Russian Attack Perfectly Legal
Feb. 15 2018 5:58 PMThe Judicious RBGRuth Bader Ginsburg has become a powerful advocate for the #MeToo movement by showing up and modeling dignity.
Feb. 13 2018 12:22 PMHeritage of HateWho Jeff Sessions is talking about when he praises “Anglo-American” law enforcement.
Feb. 12 2018 6:59 PMBrand MaintenanceThe departure of Rachel Brand forebodes a future where Trump loyalists control every aspect of the Department of Justice.
Feb. 11 2018 6:00 PMHow to Kill Partisan GerrymanderingThe Pennsylvania Supreme Court just gave state courts a blueprint to strike down political redistricting.
Feb. 8 2018 4:54 PMWhy Did Rob Porter Have White House Security Clearance Anyway?Because it’s up to Donald Trump, not federal vetters, who gets access to top secret information.
Feb. 8 2018 1:39 PMOversight OverrideThe White House response to the Nunes memo contained a sneaky legal ploy to undermine Congress.

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