Immigration: Whose Call Is It Anyway?As the courts grapple with radical shifts in immigration policy, a look at the cases underlying the conversation about the rights of refugees, immigrants, Dreamers, and visitors.
The Right Not to VoteSCOTUS will weigh whether Ohio had the right to purge more than a million voters who sat out elections.
What the Lawyer Who Led the Effort to Flood the Airports During Travel Ban 1.0 Is Doing NowAn Amicus podcast transcript.
The 25th Amendment, What’s That?Rep. Jamie Raskin’s proposal to examine the president’s physical and mental aptitude.
A “Momentous” Supreme Court Term?Read what the ACLU’s national legal director told Slate’s Amicus podcast about the high court’s fall term.
The Supreme Court Term RBG Is Calling “Momentous”The ACLU’s national legal director, David Cole, on the start of the high court’s next term.
Amicus: Breakfast Table ReduxDahlia Lithwick, Mark Joseph Stern, and Pamela Karlan chew over the recently completed Supreme Court term.
Amicus: Nice Little FBI You’ve Got Here. Pity if Something Happened to It.What counts as “obstruction of justice”? And should judges pay attention to Trump’s Twitter feed?
Clarence Thomas’ Out-of-Left-Field Blow to GerrymanderingRead what Slate’s Amicus podcast had to say about Cooper v. Harris.
Amicus: Animus AmicusA group of law professors tells a federal court that religious bias lies at the heart of Trump’s travel ban.
Amicus: Playground of LibertyAn important church-state case at the Supreme Court centers on tire scraps repurposed for kids’ play areas.
“The Gross Spectacle of a Divided Defense”The case of the capital defendant who insisted “I’m innocent” while his lawyer told everyone “he did it” reaches the Supreme Court.
#MeToo in the CourtsWhat’s next, and what’s needed, in the wake of sexual harassment claims concerning the judiciary?
Probing the Mueller Probe, and Inside the Chamber for Masterpiece CakeshopThe (legal) highs and lows of the Russia investigation, and oral arguments in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission.
Why the Cake Shop Case Is So DeliciousThe main ingredient in this session’s most high-profile case is free speech, not religious liberty.
If Trump Is UnfitRead what Rep. Jamie Raskin told Slate’s Amicus podcast about his proposal to examine the president’s physical and mental aptitude.
How Donald Trump Is Filling the Numerous Vacancies on the Federal BenchRead what Slate’s Amicus podcast asked Kristen Clarke of the National Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law.
The Single Most Unremarked Win of the Trump EraKristen Clarke of the National Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law on the federal judiciary.
The “Pity if Something Happened to the FBI” TranscriptRead what Amicus had to say about Comey’s testimony and the legal weight of Trump’s tweets.
The Animus Amicus TranscriptRead what Slate’s Amicus podcast had to say about International Refugee Assistance Project v. Trump.
Amicus: Clarence Thomas Is ColorblindThe most conservative justice casts a decisive vote to strike down race-based voting lines.
The Neutral Expert TranscriptRead what Slate’s Amicus podcast had to say about McWilliams v. Dunn and capital punishment trials.
The Playground of Liberty TranscriptRead what Slate’s Amicus podcast had to say about Trinity Lutheran v. Comer, an important church-state case at the Supreme Court.
A Short History of Supreme Court Confirmation HearingsRead what Slate’s Amicus podcast asked legal scholar Lori Ringhand about the Senate’s role in approving judges.