Supreme Court


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Right-wing legal institutes see an opportunity to undermine public education. Read more

Education in America


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And advocates say that should be the end of the story. Read more

Law and Justice


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A Neil Gorsuch ruling in 2016 has led to a marked increase in serious injuries to children from ingesting magnets. Read more

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Virginia plans to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment next year, kicking off a battle over its fate. Read more

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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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The case rests on whether that decision is reviewable by the courts or not. Read more

Law and Justice


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Recipients of DACA and TPS brought their fight to the steps of the courthouse. Read more

Law and Justice

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

Law and Justice

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The conservative Roberts Court has become increasingly aggressive in attacking Democratic laws and policies. It’s time for Democrats to counterattack. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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It sounds bad, but it would likely enable a Democratic president to get rid of an unqualified, anti-regulatory Consumer Financial Protection director immediately. Read more

Law and Justice

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The Court heard a case about whether to allow states to set immigration policies. Here’s what it was like inside the courtroom. Read more

Law and Justice

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Trump’s stonewall could pose a problem for some Senate Republicans—and provide a protective cover for the Supreme Court’s GOP-niks. Read more



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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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How the Supreme Court might frustrate the effort to use statutory authority to advance a progressive agenda, and why the next president should follow through anyway Read more

Day One Agenda


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Last week, Trump took his fight against asylum seekers straight to the top, and the Supreme Court okayed it. Sotomayor and Ginsburg thought that set a scary precedent. Read more

Law and Justice


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Voting rights advocates and litigators in Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, and other key states are fighting against gerrymandering—and reaping dividends just in time for 2021. Read more

Money, Politics and Power


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A year after Janus v. AFSCME, right-to-work forces organize against organized labor in California. Read more

Law and Justice


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A Supreme Court ruling nullifies a core piece of the 21st Amendment: state control of alcohol markets. Read more

Law and Justice


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The five Republican justices’ gerrymandering decision ensures GOP rule even when the party’s in the minority. Read more

Money, Politics and Power


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The justices deny relief from gerrymandering, and hold up the citizenship question on the census … for now. Read more

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