Unilateral Rocket Man
Donald Trump is ignoring his duty under the War Powers Act to consult Congress about North Korea.
Who Are You Calling Lawless?The Trump administration says sanctuary cities are rule-breakers. But it’s the federal government that keeps losing in court.
Was Trump’s Pardon of Joe Arpaio Unconstitutional?A small group of lawyers are fighting to find out.
Robert Mueller, Meet Mark ZuckerbergCould Facebook be held criminally liable for selling political ads to a Russian firm?
Too Little Integrity, Too LateAt the second meeting of Trump’s voter fraud commission, a handful of panelists developed the capacity to feel shame.
The Steele Report, RevisitedHow much of the infamous document ended up being corroborated elsewhere? A whole lot.
The United States Cannot Be TrustedDreamers and transgender troops took the government at its word. Both groups got betrayed.
The Murder That Won’t DieA new Netflix documentary aims to explain how false confessions happen—and raises new questions about D.C.’s most horrific killing.
Judging Neil GorsuchThe justice’s speech at the Trump Hotel isn’t unethical. He should skip it anyway.
Trump’s Pardon of Joe Arpaio Is an Impeachable OffenseThe president has the power to pardon, but he’s misused that power. The Constitution is clear.
Time to Protect Our DemocracyAnthony Kennedy should follow Byron White’s guidance and strike down partisan gerrymandering.
Should a Judge Rely on the Law or His Own Common Sense?A dialogue on legal pragmatism and finding the “sensible” decision.
Secret PoliceICE agents dressed in plainclothes staked out a courthouse in Brooklyn and refused to identify themselves.
The Racist Map WinsThe Supreme Court’s conservatives just ensured that Latino votes still won’t count in Texas.
One Cheer for Betsy DeVosThe secretary of education is right that colleges trample on the rights of accused sexual assailants.
Cake WreckThe Trump administration’s brief in the Supreme Court's anti-gay baker case is cynical, dishonest, and embarrassing.
What the ACLU Should Stand for in Trump’s AmericaAn interview with Waldo Jaquith, who resigned from the board of the ACLU of Virginia after Charlottesville.
Trump Says Dreamers “Have Nothing to Worry About”He pledges “no action!” on DACA beneficiaries during the next six months. Here’s exactly what that means.
No Pardoning This OffenseIf Trump tries to evade the Mueller investigation, states could bring these criminal charges.
Not Even Close to ConstitutionalWhy a judge blocked the most controversial provisions of Texas’ anti–sanctuary city bill.
The Arpaio Pardon Is a Bad Sign for the Mueller InvestigationTrump has always wanted to stifle judicial oversight. Now he’s shown he will.
Charlottesville’s Monuments Are UnconstitutionalThe state law that has prevented city officials from removing the statues can be overruled—by the Constitution.