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June 13, 2022
The Conservatives on the Supreme Court Have Officially Become Homicidal
In a shocking recent decision, the nation’s highest court ruled that “innocence isn’t enough” to spare a person the death penalty.
April 15, 2022
Donald Trump’s Continued Liberty Is an Affront to the Rule of Law
There is ample evidence that the former president has committed numerous crimes, so why is he still a free man?
March 4, 2022
Yes, Black Voters Feel Let Down by Biden
From police reform to voting rights, Black voters are still waiting for action from the administration they helped put in power.
January 24, 2022
John Roberts Gets an F on His Annual Report
The chief justice’s year-end appraisal of the federal judiciary reads as innocuous at first glance—it’s anything but.
November 17, 2021
A Cop Is Finally in Trouble for Using Excessive Force—Against Dogs
Why can’t we expect at least this much from the courts when it comes to Black people?
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October 29, 2021
The Supreme Court Wants to Make It Even Harder to Sue Abusive Cops
Ending qualified immunity is essential to bringing violent police officers to justice, but the nation’s highest court refuses to weaken it.
August 5, 2021
From a High-School Cheerleader, a Lesson in Free Speech
As school resumes, the Supreme Court’s decision in the most significant student free speech case in decades reverberates across the country.
June 28, 2021
Joe Biden and the Age of Blaxhaustion
After saving Biden’s campaign from defeat, Black people had hoped for some relief from the constant racism and attacks. That hasn’t happened.
May 21, 2021
Brett Kavanaugh Remains As Incorrigible as Ever
In a recent decision, the man who argued he shouldn’t be judged by his youthful indiscretions had no problem sending young people to prison for life without parole.
May 5, 2021
Republicans Will Punish Democrats for Every Reform They Make
But that shouldn’t stop Democrats from embracing big and sweeping changes while they can.