The Supreme Court’s Gerrymandering ConundrumDid Alabama legislators redraw district lines to hurt Democrats or to disenfranchise black voters?
An Unexpected Triumph for JusticeConservatives spent millions this election cycle trying to unseat progressive judges—and they lost every time.
Lousy JudgmentThis year’s scary election ads will destroy any lingering confidence in the judicial branch.
Search PartyA 30-year-old loophole increasingly gives police officers a pass when they violate the Fourth Amendment.
Southern JusticeHow an 1865 ruling in favor of Confederate soldiers just protected the vote for minorities in Arkansas.
How to Predict a Voting Rights DecisionThe Supreme Court just made it harder to vote in some states and easier in others.
What Constitutes an Emergency?The Supreme Court will stay a lower court’s ruling only for the benefit of politics, not people.
Bespoke BabiesA white woman was accidentally impregnated with a black donor’s sperm. Now she’s suing.
The Voting Wars Heat UpWill the Supreme Court allow states to restrict voting for partisan advantage?
Scalia’s Liberal StreakThe conservative justice’s most brilliant—and surprisingly progressive—moments on the bench.
Obamacare Is Doomed! Everybody Panic!Not so fast, progressives. It’s far from a sure thing that the Supreme Court will destroy the Affordable Care Act.
Even Crazier in AlabamaVoters just passed a constitutional amendment that would overrule the Supreme Court.
Disagree in Good Faith?Sonia Sotomayor pushes other Supreme Court justices past their comfort zones.
This Year’s Most Outrageous Anti-Abortion StrategyTennessee out-crazies all the other states with its proposed constitutional amendment.
Stop Draggin’ My Heart AroundThe Supreme Court is harming people with its inscrutable gay marriage actions.
The Right Outcome for the Wrong ReasonsThe Supreme Court is missing its moment to lead on gay marriage (and maybe that’s what it wants).
This Court ErredThe Supreme Court has almost always sided with the wealthy, the privileged, and the powerful, a new book argues.
A Thousand-Dollar BillThe Supreme Court is wrong about the influence you can buy with less than $5,200.