Justice Breyer’s Dire WarningThe justice seems genuinely concerned that the Supreme Court’s conservatives will strip immigrants of their constitutional rights.
The History of Trump’s Favorite Racist Code WordWhat the president really means when he constantly promotes “assimilation.”
The Constitution Has Nothing to Do With ItThe Supreme Court’s conservatives prepare to hobble public sector unions as a gift to the GOP.
Dark Money Union BustersThe fight to overturn a decades-old Supreme Court precedent has been fueled by secret donors.
Free and EqualThe Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s new map doesn’t just vanquish gerrymandering—it restores the state’s democracy.
How to Fix Background ChecksDonald Trump says he wants to improve the law. Here’s what he would do if he meant it.
The American TrapA theory for why Mueller didn’t directly go after Russians for violating election law.
Actually, Owning an Immigrant Is BadA government program allowing indentured servitude already exists. We don’t need another one.
Bermuda Bends Back the ArcThe territory’s abrupt repeal of marriage equality proves there’s nothing inevitable about civil rights.
Signal FailureDonald Trump’s anything-goes security-clearance policy is putting the nation’s safety at risk.
Some Theories About Michael Flynn’s Plea DealThere’s a chance Robert Mueller is holding back for the moment.
They Were Trained for This MomentHow the student activists of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High demonstrate the power of a comprehensive education.
Resolving the ParadoxHow marriage equality paved the way for anti-gay employment discrimination to be ruled illegal.
Free Speech vs. Freedom From IntimidationThe Supreme Court is set to reconsider campaigning at the ballot box. Justice Scalia got it right the first time.
Freedom to Avoid War ZonesThe argument for arming teachers demonstrates the flaws in Second Amendment jurisprudence.
Clarence’s CarnageJustice Thomas’ Second Amendment opinions ignore the gruesome reality of gun violence. When he rules on death penalty cases, he fixates on it.
The Judicious RBGRuth Bader Ginsburg has become a powerful advocate for the #MeToo movement by showing up and modeling dignity.
Heritage of HateWho Jeff Sessions is talking about when he praises “Anglo-American” law enforcement.
Brand MaintenanceThe departure of Rachel Brand forebodes a future where Trump loyalists control every aspect of the Department of Justice.
How to Kill Partisan GerrymanderingThe Pennsylvania Supreme Court just gave state courts a blueprint to strike down political redistricting.
Why 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.