Department of Justice

Affirmative Action and the Burden of Argument

Some lessons to draw from a scholar of Black Lives Matter, as Trump's Justice Department goes after affirmative action.

By Nathan Pippenger

Criminal Justice on a Hunch

In too many cases, calling civil asset forfeiture “highway robbery” is not hyperbole, and Jeff Sessions just made it worse.

By Jonathan Blanks

Racial Equality Under Trump

In just two months, the Trump Administration has already made it harder for African Americans to buy a house, to vote, to enjoy clean air and water, and to retire with dignity.

By Matthew Colangelo

Why Police Still Need Monitoring

And what Attorney General Jeff Sessions doesn't get about the great achievements of the DOJ he is inheriting.

By Roy L. Austin, Jr.

Cory Booker Takes a Smart Stand

The New Jersey senator breaks with a norm to defy a norm-breaking President.

By Nathan Pippenger