Supreme Court

The House That Ruth Built

For nearly 50 years, Ruth Bader Ginsburg has done more than anyone to build the legal framework for women’s equality.

By Rebecca Buckwalter-Poza

How Bad Will Trump Be for Civil Rights?

Decades of “door-closing” have restricted citizens’ ability to protect their rights through the legal system. A new piece in The American Prospect shows just how bad it could get.

By Nathan Pippenger

The Huge Payoff For Killing Norms

A piece in Pacific Standard argues that Mitch McConnell's Supreme Court gambit was a political masterstroke.

By Nathan Pippenger

John Roberts and the Shifting Politics of Race

The Chief Justice is the most powerful defender of an increasingly untenable viewpoint.

By Nathan Pippenger

It All Comes Down to the Courts

By Brianne Gorod