With a new Supreme Court session beginning soon, we take a fresh look at the central role the Supreme Court has taken in the country's political -- and policy -- processes. It's not a pretty picture. And then there's that Brett Kavanaugh thing.
Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination must be understood as the product of a corrupt process that is, by its nature, disqualifying.
Scalia’s successor should have rightfully been Obama’s to choose, and Democrats should return the favor by pushing Republicans to the legal limit.
President Obama's plan to tackle global warming is in considerably less legal peril than it was just three days ago, but there are still two major ways the Clean Power Plan could die or get weakened significantly.
It is time to reverse the erroneous lower-court decision and unfreeze the president’s immigration program, which should have gone into effect nearly a year ago.
Despite unanimity among the Circuit Courts against the plaintiffs' position, they gained review by the Supreme Court on their first try. There’s an unpleasant, piscine smell to all of this.
The fact that a Supreme Court justice justifies eliminating affirmative action on the basis of openly racist views ought to be big news.
The Tarheel State is the case study for how devastating the Supreme Court’s gutting of the Voting Rights Act has been.