Skip to content
War on Terror
Forgot Your Password?
your online access
Judicial Branch news and analysis from The Nation
March 3, 2020
Trump Is Using Pandemic Panic to Ramp Up Attacks on Migrants
This has nothing to do with public health and everything to do with locking out poor and brown people.
January 31, 2020
Our Courts Are a Growing Threat to Democracy
The judiciary is reshaping fundamental policies with no concern for what the majority of Americans actually want.
December 20, 2019
Trump Is Impeached, and Everything Is On the Line
Even if the Senate ends up keeping him in office, it was still crucial for politicians to take a stand against this sadistic president.
December 10, 2019
Why Every Vote Matters—Now More Than Ever
After narrowly winning Kentucky’s gubernatorial race, Democrat Andy Beshear will restore the vote to 100,000 ex-felons and end cruel workfare requirements for Medicaid recipients.
October 4, 2019
Trump May Be Driving the Economy Into Recession
His reckless trade war is having a calamitous global impact—and he’s continuing his assault on the courts and the environment.
GET UNLIMITED DIGITAL ACCESS FOR LESS THAN $3 A MONTH!
September 4, 2019
North Carolina Has Won a Huge Victory in the Fight Against Rigged Elections
There is now hope that savvy legal and political strategies really can begin to upend gerrymandering across the country.
July 23, 2019
How John Paul Stevens Surprised Us
Stevens was precisely the kind of justice that neither side wants appointed: a pragmatist, skeptical of rigid doctrinal tests.
June 27, 2019
The Roberts Court Continues to Debase Democracy, With a Miserable Gerrymandering Decision
The Supreme Court refusal to address extreme gerrymandering is just the latest example of how this Court majority champions political privilege.
May 6, 2019
Andrew Gillum Wants the Supreme Court to Be a Central Issue in 2020
“We can’t give that ground anymore,” he says.
April 12, 2019
A Sobering Signal From Wisconsin
The loss of a critical court race that should have been an easy win for progressives provides a battleground-state warning for 2020.