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The president's new Supreme Court nominee is, at his most basic, a classic conservative choice
It’s an alarming day for the law of democracy.
An expansive view of presidential power that could hamstring investigations into Trump
Senators must ensure that Trump’s next Supreme Court nominee is more forthcoming in answering questions than his last one was
Since the Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United decision, wealthy interests seeking to influence supreme court elections are increasingly turning to outside spending by groups, rather than contributing to candidates or political parties.
Despite Justice Kennedy’s stated ambivalence about the practice of electing judges, perhaps no other justice has had such a profound role in identifying and exacerbating its worst features.
Nine justices were never going to save us from the current crisis engulfing our democracy. Throughout our history, they seldom have.
The president’s golden gut has told him to demonize immigrants, but where is that strategy leading?
Immigration courts are supposed to be a backstop against unfair treatment in our system. There is every indication that Sessions will continue to use his power to quietly cripple them.
Children’s screams are now the soundtrack of the Trump era.