Dec. 3 2013 4:43 PMUn-PeopleThe conservative crusade to declare everything a “person”—corporations, fertilized eggs—will have disastrous consequences.
Nov. 26 2013 3:25 PMCorporations Are People, the Biblical SequelThe Supreme Court will decide whether companies don’t have to cover contraception because they have religious beliefs.
Nov. 22 2013 12:07 PMTaking the “Meh” out of MetadataHow the government can discover your health problems, political beliefs, and religious practices using just your metadata.
Nov. 22 2013 10:48 AMThe Case of the Errant Hot-Dog TossBaseball fans should be protected from getting injured by the antics of team mascots.
Nov. 21 2013 4:41 PMIf Corporations Are ChristiansCompanies are claiming personhood to block Obamacare’s contraception mandate.
Nov. 12 2013 6:28 PMIt’s Not My Gun. It’s “Free Speech.”The alarming rise of “open-carry” demonstrations.
Nov. 11 2013 3:40 PMBattling for Veterans’ BenefitsNew data show unfair treatment at the VA for survivors of sexual assault in the military.
Nov. 5 2013 4:19 PMWill the Supreme Court Hobble the Powers of State Attorneys General This Week?
Nov. 1 2013 8:02 PMDear President Obama, This Is Why Judges MatterTwo Bush appointees deliver body blows to reproductive rights—and demonstrate the power of the bench.

Nov. 1 2013 11:28 AMBring Back the GuillotineLethal injection is the wrong way to do capital punishment. Severing the head is the better way to go.
Oct. 23 2013 4:37 PMThe Future of the Voting Rights ActHow effective is Section 2, the part of the law the Supreme Court left alone?
Oct. 16 2013 5:24 PMLet. Us. Pray.What’s wrong with falling in love with the amazing Senate chaplain?
Oct. 14 2013 3:36 PMThe Courthouse Is ClosedEven before the shutdown, federal courts had already been crippled by the sequester.
Oct. 8 2013 6:05 PMHow Do Liberal Supporters of Citizens United Feel Now?And what do they think about the new Supreme Court case on campaign finance?
Oct. 7 2013 5:36 PM“No. No. Not That I Know Of.”The Scalia interview reveals his remarkable isolation from anyone who doesn’t agree with him.
Nov. 27 2013 2:10 PMIs the Star Quarterback Getting a Pass?The sexual assault allegations against Florida State’s Jameis Winston fit a familiar, disturbing pattern.
Nov. 26 2013 2:32 PMObamacare and Religion and Arguing off the WallWhat the New York Times and the courts are missing in the birth control mandate fight.
Nov. 22 2013 11:34 AMWhere Did People Get the Idea That Justice Anthony Kennedy Will Provide a Swing Vote for Abortion Rights?
Nov. 21 2013 6:58 PMThe Filibuster Had to Be KilledHow the Republican minority had turned it into an obscene weapon for obstructionism, delay, and political mischief.
Nov. 15 2013 1:25 PMRaise the Smoking Age to 21New York City’s higher tobacco sales age should be copied across the country.
Nov. 11 2013 5:56 PMMaking a Federal Case Out of ItHow Democrats may win the Virginia attorney general’s race.
Nov. 7 2013 1:04 PMHow to Make Revenge Porn a CrimeWorried about trampling free speech? Don’t be.
Nov. 4 2013 11:09 AMLet Us Not PrayWhy the Supreme Court shouldn’t let town boards start meetings with prayer.
Nov. 1 2013 3:51 PMShut Up, Judge!A misguided appeals court tries to silence—and quash—stop-and-frisk Judge Shira Scheindlin.
Oct. 28 2013 5:07 PMHalf MeasuresThe Texas abortion ruling gives a major victory to pro-choicers and a minor one to pro-lifers, but settles nothing.
Oct. 21 2013 5:21 PMCanada Has Death PanelsAnd that’s a good thing.
Oct. 14 2013 5:44 PMThe Michigan ExperimentThe affirmative-action case liberals deserve to lose.
Oct. 11 2013 3:40 PMThe Markets Won’t Panic If Obama Unilaterally Lifts the Debt Ceiling
Oct. 8 2013 10:52 AM“This Court Is Super Liberal Now!”Stephen Colbert grills Emily Bazelon on the Supreme Court term and campaign finance.
Oct. 6 2013 11:45 PMThe Coming of the Kagan CourtWhy Elena Kagan is the most influential liberal justice.