What Made Antonin Scalia a Great WriterThe novelty of his language, his use of metaphor, and his wicked sense of humor.
Is West Virginia Going to Pass a “Get Out of Jail Free” Bill?The legislation would protect religious freedom to the extreme.
Battery and Deprivation of LibertyHow to begin to compensate Flint residents for their drinking water fiasco.
How Tough-on-Crime Laws Became Linked to Anti-TerrorismThe strange legislative history that led to the standoff in Oregon.
“Abortion Is Not a Decision We Regret”Why this attorney and 112 others told their abortion stories to the Supreme Court.
“I Am an Attorney Because I Had an Abortion”A powerful amicus brief to the Supreme Court is signed by 113 attorneys who shared their abortion stories.
Prisons Have Become America’s New AsylumsMentally ill people are locked up for trivial reasons and then get much worse.
Scalia’s Rant and Alito’s ReasoningWhich will influence Anthony Kennedy and determine the fate of affirmative action in Fisher?
Mass Shootings Are Changing UsChildren have never known a time without lockdowns and mass shootings.
The San Bernardino Attack Doesn’t Fit Our Familiar ScriptsThere is a disoriented hush on the morning after the massacre.
Antonin Scalia Brought the Court to HimHis transformational tenure made originalism the rule by which every justice had to live.
Ted Cruz Won’t Prevent the Next John RobertsHe promises that his hypothetical Supreme Court nominees would never go soft. Not likely.
Are Assault Weapons Protected by the Second Amendment?The Supreme Court may finally have to rule on the right to keep and bear AR-15s.
The Anti-Abortion Activists Targeting Planned Parenthood Have a Slew of Legal TroublesThis week’s surprise indictments are just the newest turn.
The “Labor Pains” TranscriptSlate’s Dahlia Lithwick considers a Supreme Court case that could stanch the flow of funds to public sector unions.
Supreme TantrumThe Virginia legislature is about to oust a well-respected female judge just to spite the governor.
The Absurd Logic Behind Florida’s Docs vs. Glocks LawThe Second Amendment trumps all other amendments.
The Death Penalty’s Last StandCapital punishment is collapsing under the weight of its own corruption and cruelty.
The Second Amendment Is Not AbsoluteWe impose restrictions on all sorts of constitutional rights. The right to bear arms is no different.
Some Justice for West Virginia’s Coal MinersA mixed message to coal barons who endanger their workers’ safety.
The Price We Pay for Liberty?America must not value the liberty to own a gun over the liberty to live free from violence.