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Amy Coney Barrett news and analysis from The Nation
June 21, 2021
How the Supreme Court Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Religious Bigotry
The Supreme Court’s decision last week allowing a Catholic foster care agency to discriminate against LGBTQ couples was narrow—but awful.
May 18, 2021
The Supreme Court May Have Just Signed Roe v. Wade’s Death Warrant
The newly ultraconservative court has agreed to hear a direct challenge to the landmark 1973 abortion case—a move that can mean nothing good.
March 5, 2021
The Supreme Court Is Poised to Find New Ways to Disenfranchise Black Voters
If the court gives the go-ahead to two new, blatantly discriminatory voting laws, we can say goodbye to free and fair elections.
December 2, 2020
This Supreme Court Case Could Wreck the New Deal Legal Order
Cedar Point Nursery
, conservatives are invoking a Jim Crow version of property rights.
December 1, 2020
If Senate Democrats Are Sick of Losing, They Should Try Fighting
As a first step, that means making Sheldon Whitehouse the Democratic leader of the Senate Judiciary Committee.
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November 16, 2020
Democrats Must Keep Their Eyes on the Supreme Court
While court reform is off the table until at least 2023, Democrats must use the next two years to figure out how best to fix the court.
November 6, 2020
White Supremacy Is Baked Into Our Electoral System
On this week’s episode, the deep, foundational biases of our democracy come back to haunt us—again.
Dorian T. Warren
October 29, 2020
The Supreme Court Has Never Been on the Side of Working People
If Democrats could acknowledge it’s a political institution, they’d have a chance to harness its power.
October 28, 2020
Make McConnell Pay for Amy Coney Barrett
A Republican Senate majority representing a minority of voters just packed the court with another right-wing judicial activist. This is why Senate races matter.
October 27, 2020
Brett Kavanaugh Prepares to Upend Election Rules to Benefit Donald Trump
In a footnote to a concurrence that restricted vote counting in Wisconsin, the justice included an ominous reference to
Bush v. Gore.