Cristian Farias
Cristian Farias

Cristian Farias is a journalist and a lawyer who writes on civil rights and the courts. He’s currently a writer-in-residence at the NAACP Legal Defense Fund’s Thurgood Marshall Institute. Follow him on Twitter.

Jurisprudence
Dec. 4 2017 5:11 PMWe’ve Already Litigated ThisA cake maker has as much right to discriminate against gay customers as a BBQ shop has a right to discriminate against black ones: None.
Jurisprudence
March 25 2015 1:52 PMReasonable AccommodationsDo the lives of the mentally ill matter to the Supreme Court?
Jurisprudence
March 6 2015 12:04 PMSotomayor May Have Saved ObamacareHow she backed Kennedy and Roberts into a corner.
Jurisprudence
April 14 2015 3:37 PMIgnorance of the LawA recent Supreme Court ruling allows the kind of traffic stop that led to Walter Scott’s death.
Jurisprudence
March 11 2015 3:13 PMSanctioned by Law and CustomThe one thing Obama got wrong in Selma.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 11 2015 9:36 AMThe Chief Justice Has Never Been Pulled Over in His LifeWhy John Roberts’ naiveté matters to anyone who cares about policing.