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Robert Bork

Bork was denied a seat on the Supreme Court because he was a right-wing zealot, not because of campaign of liberal lies.


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?

The Partisan is a weak account of the career and legal thinking of a conservative and obstreperous chief justice.

'Citizens United' and the Corporate Court

Giving corporations the inalienable right to buy elections.

One Nation by and for the Corporations

Courts that shelter the powerful and evict the little guy.

The Court’s next project: saving Wall Street from Dodd-Frank.

Isolating America's Workers

The pendulum swings hard against the rights of labor.

Helping the big get bigger, the strong get stronger.

Today’s justices do not hear the real America.


If only there was some way to know what the authors of the Affordable Care Act really intended.

March 10, 2015

The lack of structural integrity in the case before the Supreme Court, along with its bleak implications, has become even more obvious in the past week.

February 5, 2015

The Supreme Court justice might need to brush up on his Eighth Amendment.

January 5, 2015

Does the Pregnancy Discrimination Act actually prevent employers from firing their workers for being pregnant? The Supreme Court will soon decide.

December 10, 2014

Congress will not have the power to overturn the Affordable Care Act, so Republicans are hoping the Supreme Court’s right-wingers will do the dirty work for them.

December 8, 2014

The Roberts Court's announcement that it will hear another legal challenge that threatens to disable and perhaps destroy the new healthcare system has the distinct odor of political collusion.

November 19, 2014

The US Supreme Court is preparing to hear another case that could render key parts of the ACA illegal.

November 12, 2014

Amazon’s relentless cost-cutting hits workers hardest.

October 10, 2014

The country’s worst voter suppression law is now in effect for the midterms.

October 8, 2014

Clinics in Texas that were recently forced to stop providing abortions because of sweeping new regulations have filed an emergency appeal to the court.

October 7, 2014