by Ian Millhiser Posted on March 25, 2015 Updated: March 25, 2015
Wednesday's decision is a victory for black voters in Alabama. It is unclear, however, whether it will prove to be much of a victory.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on March 25, 2015 Updated: March 25, 2015
When Peggy Young was advised by her doctor not to perform heavy lifting during pregnancy, she was faced with the choice to either continue the now-dangerous work or go on unpaid leave without benefits.
by Emily Atkin Posted on March 25, 2015
If all does not go well for the EPA, the much-anticipated rule will go back to the drawing board.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on March 24, 2015 Updated: March 25, 2015
In the grim history of the Supreme Court of the United States, here are five justices who stand out as the worst.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on March 24, 2015 Updated: March 24, 2015
"The corrections system is one of the most overlooked, misunderstood institutions we have in our entire government.," said Justice Anthony Kennedy.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on March 23, 2015
Though voter ID laws' supporters often claim that they are necessary to combat voter fraud at the polls, such fraud barely exists.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on March 23, 2015 Updated: March 23, 2015
Four justices are over the age of 76. Depending on who replaces them, things could get very bad, very fast.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on March 20, 2015
Texas does not want to issue license plates depicting the emblem of a traitorous regime that waged war against the United States in defense of slavery. They might have to anyway.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on March 18, 2015
The particular part of Cecil Clayton's brain that was damaged is the portion which governs judgment and impulse control.
by Carimah Townes Posted on March 18, 2015
"With execution dates set for two condemned prisoners on the same date, Oklahoma lawyers were under temporal and political pressure to go forward with the executions."