The American TrapA theory for why Mueller didn’t directly go after Russians for violating election law.
Actually, Owning an Immigrant Is BadA government program allowing indentured servitude already exists. We don’t need another one.
Bermuda Bends Back the ArcThe territory’s abrupt repeal of marriage equality proves there’s nothing inevitable about civil rights.
Signal FailureDonald Trump’s anything-goes security-clearance policy is putting the nation’s safety at risk.
Some Theories About Michael Flynn’s Plea DealThere’s a chance Robert Mueller is holding back for the moment.
Rob Porter’s History of Domestic Abuse Wasn’t a Secret. It’s Just That No One Cared.The cops, the FBI, and the White House chief of staff all knew, and he still continued to rise through the ranks of our government’s highest office.
Waiting for JusticeOne man’s seven-year wait for a trial reveals the ways mandatory minimums distort our courts.
The Courts Are Not a Noble and Purifying RefugeThe danger of pretending there’s an impenetrable wall between politics and the law.
The Nunes Memo Is a Big Win for Donald TrumpIt’s incomprehensible and deeply misleading and it will give Trump the tools he needs to stymie the Mueller investigation.
Donald Trump Jr. and Hope Hicks in the CrosshairsThe president’s son and his communications director could be Robert Mueller’s next targets.
Release the Second MemoHow Democrats should respond to the release of the classified Nunes talking points.
The Judicious RBGRuth Bader Ginsburg has become a powerful advocate for the #MeToo movement by showing up and modeling dignity.
Heritage of HateWho Jeff Sessions is talking about when he praises “Anglo-American” law enforcement.
Brand MaintenanceThe departure of Rachel Brand forebodes a future where Trump loyalists control every aspect of the Department of Justice.
How to Kill Partisan GerrymanderingThe Pennsylvania Supreme Court just gave state courts a blueprint to strike down political redistricting.
Why Did Rob Porter Have White House Security Clearance Anyway?Because it’s up to Donald Trump, not federal vetters, who gets access to top secret information.
Oversight OverrideThe White House response to the Nunes memo contained a sneaky legal ploy to undermine Congress.
Give Me Gerrymandering, or Give Me Death!In Pennsylvania and elsewhere, Republicans are defying judicial rulings to entrench their own power.
Citizens United UnleashedA new ruling draws on the conservative First Amendment precedent to potentially re-enfranchise thousands of Floridians.
The Nunes Memo Misses the PointThe document both sidesteps and misunderstands the concept of probable cause.
Broken Windows Policing, for the PoliceIf we want to have a just society, we need to start giving police officers parking tickets.
The CFPB SurvivesIn a blockbuster ruling, the D.C. Circuit reminds the Trump administration that real liberty isn’t limited to corporations.
Crossing State LinesThe Supreme Court’s conservatives may be preparing an attack on states’ ability to combat partisan gerrymandering.