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.
Amicus: When Prosecutors Keep MumDid eight men spend decades in prison for someone else’s crime? Plus, a history of confirmation hearings.
Amicus: Why It’s Worth Opposing GorsuchIt’s not that he’s a bad judge or that he was nominated by a president so compromised by scandal. Plus, a veteran D.C. journalist tries his hand at fiction.
The Constitution’s Limits on the U.S.-Mexico BorderRead what Slate’s Amicus podcast had to say about Hernandez v. Mesa.
Is the Muslim Ban Dead?Read what Slate’s Amicus podcast had to say about the 9th Circuit’s ruling on President Trump’s immigration restrictions.
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.
Were the Gorsuch Hearings As Pointless As They Seemed?Read what Slate’s Amicus podcast learned about President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee.
Opposing GorsuchRead what Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse told Slate’s Amicus podcast about opposing Trump’s Supreme Court nominee.
The Never Mind TranscriptRead what Slate’s Amicus podcast had to say about SB 14 and Esquivel-Quintana v. Sessions.
Amicus: Never MindAfter spending years challenging a draconian voter ID law in Texas, the DOJ abruptly changes course. Plus—a thorny deportation case is argued at SCOTUS.
Amicus: General StrikeHow state attorneys general are going on the offensive against the most egregious parts of the Trump agenda. Also, the Constitution’s limits on the U.S.–Mexico border.