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.
Mitt's reaction to today's decision was feeble, and telling.
The Supreme Court has upheld the Affordable Care Act, but in other recent decisions has also guaranteed that corporations will have even more power to shape public debate about the issue.
Contrary to many claims, the Supreme Court did not uphold the “show me your papers” provision of SB-1070—the decision is a near-complete victory for immigrants’ rights.
Why did the Court limit its ruling to cases with mandatory sentences, instead of banning juvenile life without parole altogether?
We need universal healthcare now, Flowers argues.
Growing public protest, along with two landmark lawsuits, may put an end to this dragnet policy that overwhelmingly targets young black and Latino men.
Why did Obama administration lawyers refuse to discount the possibility, even for First Amendment–protected speech?