Bad ReadersThe judges who ruled against Obamacare are following Scalia down a terrible path of interpretation.
Blue-State DisgraceThere are 57,000 kids at the border who need temporary shelter. Shame on the Democratic governors who are turning them away.
You Don’t Have to Move to ScandinaviaAmerican towns are also spending more on social programs as inequality rises.
Brotherly (and Sisterly) LoveThe law should do much more to protect sibling relationships when families fall apart.
Do Americans Think Corporations Have the Right to Religious Freedom?We did a survey, and the answer is no.
The Fourth Amendment Goes DigitalThe Supreme Courts shows it understands how cellphones tip the privacy balance.
The Political Gabfest: The “Inside Baseball” Bonus SegmentListen to election law expert Rick Hasen explain recent court rulings that could shape 2016.
How to Take Out a Supreme Court JusticeWhen politicians target elected judges with big money, the justice system loses.
The Non-Constitutional Non-CrisisThe Guantánamo prisoner exchange is the furthest thing from a constitutional problem.
Is the Supreme Court Out of Order? Slate's Dahlia Lithwick talks the Roberts court on Moyers & Company.
The Stoop Isn’t the JungleIn her new book On the Run, Alice Goffman misses the larger truth about black urban communities—like the one I grew up in.
Active Liberty Lives!Justice Breyer’s opinion in the recess appointments case deals a blow to originalism.
The New Law of ReligionHobby Lobby rewrites religious-freedom law in ways that ignore everything that came before.
The Breakfast Table Out LoudListen to Dahlia Lithwick and Eric Posner consider faux-nanimity on the high court and what’s hinky about Hobby Lobby.
Rand Paul, Criminal Justice HeroThe senator from Kentucky wants to give ex-felons the vote even though they won’t vote Republican.
Here’s $20 Million for Your CandidateThe Scott Walker case could shred the remaining limits on influencing elections.
“Where Do You Think That Rage Came From?”To get parole, people sentenced to life as juveniles must reckon with their pasts.
Not Your Law School Graduation SpeakerProgressive law students won’t hear from the lions of the Warren Court again this week.
Will Eric Holder Back Off? The attorney general doesn’t really want New York Times reporter James Risen to go to jail.