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Amy Coney Barrett
Amy Coney Barrett news and analysis from The Nation
June 20, 2022
The Problem of the Supreme Court
It’s time to admit that the nation’s highest court has been a source of harm more often than it’s been a force for justice.
Louis Michael Seidman
December 2, 2021
We Are Witnessing the End of “Roe v. Wade”
If there is one lesson to be learned from yesterday’s
hearing, it is that the Supreme Court will gut abortion rights, one way or another.
September 30, 2021
This Supreme Court Term, Conservatives Have One Aim: Stop Progress
During the next nine months, conservatives justices will use their power to attack abortion rights, weaken gun regulations, and rewind the clock to a darker age.
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.
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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
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, 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.
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