Legal Affairs


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Why do some offenders get a fresh start while others receive harsh, one-size-fits-all sentencing? Read more


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Yale Law professor Justin Driver discusses the erosion of Brown v. Board of Education. Read more

Civil Rights in America


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EPA vacancies show lack of commitment to criminal enforcement, experts say. Read more

Energy and the Environment

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Legal scholars have penned a statement of beliefs about how to best disrupt corporate concentration. Read more

Economic Policy


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A Jacobin writer attacks the Day One Agenda. Here’s our rebuttal. Read more

Day One Agenda

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Gabriel Furshong

Congress will finally pass a bill that restores their sovereignty. Read more

Law and Justice


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The loan training video also appears to conflict with the solar company's ethics policies. Read more

Money, Politics and Power


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How Justice Kagan’s invocation of the plain language of the law has come under attack Read more

Law and Justice


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A new proposed rule would allow ‘rent-a-bank’ schemes that could permit unlimited interest rates on loans as long as they come via a chartered bank. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Recent critiques of the proposed levies hinge on breathing new life into the Constitutional Convention’s infamous compromise with slavery. Read more

Law and Justice

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An article from Federalist Society board chair Steven Calabresi misapplies constitutional amendments about jury trials to the impeachment inquiry. Read more


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ABC News Chief Legal Affairs Anchor Dan Abrams discusses his new book ‘Theodore Roosevelt for the Defense: The Courtroom Battle to Save His Legacy’ and how it resonates today. Read more


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Five possibilities for strengthening the Court and rebuilding public trust Read more

Law and Justice

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Introducing our series on how Washington works. Read more

Money, Politics and Power


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When it comes to LGBT workplace rights, the justices will rule on whether the landmark 1964 statute means what it says and says what it means. Read more

Law and Justice


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The story of Katharine Gun, a whistle-blower who exposed NSA spying in the lead-up to the Iraq War, gets the Hollywood treatment. Read more

America and the World


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By announcing it would not comply with a California law reclassifying its workers as employees, Uber is returning to the company’s time-honored tradition as a scofflaw. Read more

Law and Justice


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Its plainly political investigation of auto companies that agreed to California’s emission standards is just that absurd. Read more

Law and Justice


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Republican political strategist Ed Lopez discusses the federalist argument for the National Popular Vote. Read more

Law and Justice


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Commissioner Rohit Chopra dissented from a fine against Google for violations of child privacy laws, but the FTC redacted his explanation of how the fine was smaller than the earnings from the violations. Read more

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