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From criminal justice to workers’ and voting rights to campaign finance, it has defied customs that buttress the Court’s legitimacy.
By this time next year, marriage equality will be the law of the land.
How did “one person, one vote” become the rule for statehouses across the country?
The Supreme Court has given financial institutions and employers a license to do wrong—and it’s hitting the poor especially hard.
In ruling that police may not search cellphones without a warrant, the Court brought the Fourth Amendment into the twenty-first century.
After one of Supreme Court’s most anti-union rulings in recent years, is there still time for organized labor to save itself?
There’s no telling how far religious exemptions will go under Justice Alito’s ruling.
The court’s decision to invalidate the abortion clinic buffer zone limits the privacy women require as participants in a democracy.
But will they apply the same logic to the NSA’s massive surveillance dragnet?
Sixty years after the decision, it’s worth remembering it took Congress to finally smash Jim Crow.