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It is an alarming development. And it is getting steadily worse.
Amid the tumult and new calls to rethink how states choose their judges, Hawaii utilizes a novel system of judicial selection.
That legal team was led by Stephanie Toti, who ably argued the case in March before the justices, standing up impressively to intense questioning from members of the Court — much of it unfriendly.
New data from the American Constitution Society paints the most complete picture to date of the composition of our state courts, and the message is clear: There's a lot of work to do until state benches are as diverse as the people they serve.
The future of the Court for the next generation is up for grabs this election, truly, and the choice couldn’t be more stark.
The court’s ruling in Whole Woman’s Health vs. Hellerstedt marks a turning point in the still-raging battle to preserve women’s reproductive freedom, not just in Texas but nationwide.
What both the majority and the dissenters failed to adequately address in Williams v. Pennsylvania was the gross injustice that brought the case to their doorstep to begin with.
Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, Roy Moore, should stop using his position on the bench to advance political and cultural ideologies.
Although a majority of Americans disagree, blocking a vote on a Supreme Court nominee is one of the few issues that unites fractious Republicans.
Each side in the fight over Merrick Garland’s Supreme Court nomination has found support in The Federalist Papers. But they overlook what the Founders said about amity and goodwill.