In a recent ruling by the Supreme Court, which paved the way for similar state-level legislation, five justices voted in favor of weakening the separation of church and state; but the implications of Justice Anthony Kennedy’s libertarian jurisprudence are the most dangerous and far-reaching.
The calls for Ruth Bader Ginsburg to resign at the end of the Supreme Court’s term this summer may be well-intentioned, but they are ultimately misguided.
As we cycle into midterm elections, this is no time for young people like me to stay home (or in the dorm).
Racism is the best explanation for the debate surrounding Debo Adegbile’s nomination to the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice. It was precisely because Adegbile is such a good pick to head the division that the right wing launched a vicious smear campaign that, sadly and predictably, worked.
As a matter of movement-building, the repeated refusal to recognize Black women for the electoral force that we are leaves us feeling disconnected. National organizations rely on us to deliver reproductive rights victories, but rarely give us credit for doing so.
The Roberts Court may be skeptical of buffer zones around abortion clinics, but the rest of the country doesn’t seem to be.
Texas’ new voter identification law is causing confusion in at least one county, where female voters are wondering why names they never legally used are showing up on voter registration cards.
The fallout from the Supreme Court’s decision in Baby Veronica continues. Meanwhile, in Montana, justice seems a long way off.
As we mark the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, I can’t help but notice that many of the gains made as a result of the Civil Rights Movement are being rolled back.
This week in legal news: the bad policy and law behind admitting privileges restrictions, and Republicans’ obstructionism on judicial nominees becomes transparently misogynistic.