Nation Topics - The Constitution
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The Nation, with the ACLU and others, is suing the government over a law that allows unchecked surveillance. Will the Supreme Court even allow us to argue our case on the merits?
Fear of a cyber attack is eroding US civil liberties and the constitution.
In refusing to block the extradition of terror suspects to the US, the European Court for Human Rights has condoned a brutal regimen of long-term solitary confinement.
A Court for the money power, and our democracy is at stake.
Giving corporations the inalienable right to buy elections.
Fight for a Court that speaks of and for the rest of us.
The NRA’s dire warnings that the president is a threat to the Second Amendment are bogus—but profitable.
At a solidarity event in Manhattan, Pussy Riot supporters drew connections between threats to free expression in Russia and in the United States.
The Fourth Amendment was designed to guard against arbitrary governmental authority. That shield has been shattered, leaving our liberty and personal integrity subject to the whim of jail officials and cops on the beat.
But the fact that five justices were nearly willing to strike it down shows just how conservative this Court truly is.