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An NYU law student asks a Supreme Court Justice, "Do you sodomize your wife?"

A new book on Isaeli courts in the West Bank and Gaza.

Women seeking refuge in the United States receive a cold welcome.

Conservative activists want to eliminate unsympathetic
judges--by any means necessary.

The notion of a moral compass is so politically vexed that it ought to be depicted with its little needle spinning.

Judicial victories aren't enough.

The Republican Senate seeks to eliminate the fillibuster.

The West, the future and the political price of gun control.

Maybe, just maybe, the religious right and its Republican friends have
finally gone too far with the Terri Schiavo case.

Blogs

It continues in the courts of law and public opinion—but justice is expensive.

May 27, 2015

Our justice system fails when it doesn’t hold bankers accountable for their fraudulent and criminal actions.

May 26, 2015

When the police kill somebody, it’s not “private.”

May 21, 2015

With less than 24 hours to act on surveillance reform, things in the Senate have gotten dramatic. 

May 20, 2015

There’s still time for President Obama to order the Justice Department to prosecute the perpetrators.

May 20, 2015

Her remarks ticked off a checklist of things activists have been fighting for, suggesting that she’s heard warnings that Latino support for Democrats cannot be taken for granted.

May 6, 2015

The man who exposed the agency’s torture program bids farewell to prison and moves on with his life.

May 6, 2015

Helpfulness not guaranteed.

May 5, 2015

Even if the cops seize a phone and destroy it, the video will be saved.

May 1, 2015

The police department has used social media as virtual riot gear, manufacturing the narrative of violence in the digital realm as they were escalating it on the ground.

April 30, 2015