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.
GOP Candidates Keep Lying About Planned Parenthood and “Baby Parts”The party of personal responsibility should take responsibility for its words.
The Benghazi Whistleblower’s StoryBradley Podliska’s lawsuit alleges a pattern of discrimination, defamation, and partisan paranoia.
Refugee-Fearing Mayor Wants to Round Them UpThe real lesson of America’s Japanese internment camps is that fear makes us cowardly and vicious.
Children Sue Over Climate ChangeIt’s like the plot of a Disney movie: 21 kids with gumption pitted against the president of the United States.
What Does the Constitution Say About a Praying High School Football Coach?Coercing students isn’t exactly sporting.
Sonia Sotomayor Takes a Stand Against Police BrutalityIn a stunning dissent, the justice condemns the “culture” of deadly force.
Questions Rachel Maddow Should Ask the Democrats Running for PresidentHow they think about the Supreme Court could be their most important qualification.
The Worst LawyersDeath sentences are down across the country—except for where one of these guys is the defense attorney.
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.
Protesters Want Qualitative Diversity on CampusHow their requests build on previous generations’ protests.
Wisconsin’s Abortion Law Is UnconstitutionalThese are the greatest quotes from a ruling that slams the state for feigning an interest in women’s health.
Does the First Amendment Protect Professionals?The bizarre case law that upholds free speech courts like and bans speech they don’t.
Anthony Kennedy’s Right to ChooseThe justice who cares about dignity and autonomy should vote against Texas’ abortion law.
An Invitation to End the Death PenaltyThe time is now, and this opportunity might not present itself again soon.
Why Are We All Talking About Starbucks Cups?The war on Christmas is fake. But conflicts between religious and secular values are real.
The Little Sisters of the Poor Get Their Day at the Supreme CourtIs opting out of part of the Affordable Care Act a religious burden?
Watch an Incredible 1983 Clip Foreshadowing Canada’s New LeadershipA gorgeous, inspiring reminder of how far the world has come.
Virginia’s Vanishing Death PenaltyA study of every capital case in the past decade shows that a new system is working.