As Justice Kavanaugh takes his seat, Dahlia Lithwick takes stock with Sen. Jeff Merkley and Matthew Yglesias.
Live From AustinAn all-star legal panel on Kavanaugh, the coming SCOTUS term, and the future of the court.
Barbie, Bratz, and Who Owns Your Dreams?The intellectual property battle about much more than plastic dolls.
The Scalia FactorRick Hasen on his book, The Justice of Contradictions: Antonin Scalia and the Politics of Disruption.
With Kennedy Gone, What’s on the Chopping Block?Our annual look at the end of the Supreme Court term.
Bonus: Live From the ACLUA legal all-star panel with David Cole, Vanita Gupta, Joyce White Vance, and Richard Painter.
Travel Ban 3.0 and Rinsing Off Religious Animus for SCOTUSUnpacking the arguments in the marquee case of this term.
Don’t Call It an Abortion CaseNIFLA v. Becerra may be all about reproductive rights, but it’s a speech case, too.
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 Press, the President, and Enemy ConstructionLaw professors Lisa Sun and RonNell Andersen Jones on morphing the media into enemies of the people.
Back-to-School Protest SpecialFrom armbands to Parkland, free-speech rights inside the school gates.
A Taftian Antidote to Trumpian Excesses?What a most judicious past president can teach us about this moment.
The Argument That Could Reclaim the Supreme Court for DemocratsSen. Sheldon Whitehouse on the frustrating process of vetting a new Supreme Court justice.
Voting: Purging, Packing, Cracking, StandingAnalysis of SCOTUS gerrymandering and voter purge decisions with Paul M. Smith, who argued two of the cases.
Religious Belief, Sincerely HeldExamining the narrow slicing of the Masterpiece Cakeshop ruling and contemplating the role of faith in our laws.
The State of the State Attorneys GeneralMassachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey on gun safety wins, the resistance, and Eric Schneiderman.
A Preview of a Union-Busting Case, and RBG’s Greatest Hits TourDetails on the case that could gut public sector unions, and Justice Ginsburg speaks to #MeToo and due process.
“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.