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As the nation celebrates its 241st birthday, it is important to remember that the Age of Trump is a grievous deviation from American norms.
Should he leave the Supreme Court anytime soon, Kennedy’s successor is likely to eliminate the judicial branch as an effective check-and-balance on partisan power.
The fact that Trump’s defenders raise their voices to advocate for the president reflects his shaky legal position.
The administration continues to lunge in the wrong direction and to threaten harm to women everywhere.
Appointing Clarke would damage the agency’s ability to coordinate with state and local partners and elevate his fringe views to the national stage.
Throwing Trump out of office would make forging a consensus on anything in Washington even more difficult.
In attempts to undermine democracy, state lawmakers have set their sights on the courts.
In the frenzied days since Donald Trump fired James Comey, all the original justifications have been shredded.
A careful look shows at the two committees looking at Russian interference in the 2016 election don’t have the resources for the job.
The Brennan Center has joined leading legal organizations in calling on the Deputy Attorney General of the Department of Justice to appoint a special counsel to oversee the investigation regarding Russian interference in the 2016 election.