by Erica Hellerstein Jun 29, 2016
The court’s reliance on rigorous data collection to inform their decision was unusual for a topic like abortion, which is often driven by emotional rhetoric instead of scientific evidence and fact.
by Ian Millhiser Jun 28, 2016
Alito tries to rekindle the birth control wars in the most offensive way possible.
by Laurel Raymond Jun 28, 2016
TRAP laws are already starting to fall.
More than just a voice of criminal defendants who are often pushed around by a system designed to empower law enforcement, Sotomayor has also embraced Thurgood Marshall's role as the Court's teller of difficult truths about race.
by Laurel Raymond Jun 27, 2016
In a dissenting opinion, Thomas lays out his issues with the Supreme Court upholding a gun ban for convicted domestic abusers.
by Ian Millhiser Jun 27, 2016
Texas set out to gut Roe. They wound up making it stronger.
The Supreme Court struck down a Texas anti-abortion law on Monday that threatened to shut down the overwhelming majority of the state's abortion clinics.
by Casey Quinlan Jun 23, 2016
The fact that race-conscious admissions policies weren't struck down entirely is a win.
by Ian Millhiser Jun 23, 2016
It's not a total victory, but it is a victory, nonetheless.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Jun 23, 2016
Families are in mourning.