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Wikimedia

It may be the first time anywhere that a head of state is being tried for genocide and crimes against humanity by a domestic court and not an international tribunal. more

Nov 2, 2017 3:26 PM Dispatches

The Progressive talks with Bill Whitford of Gill v. Whitford, the landmark redistricting case heard by the Supreme Court today. more

Oct 4, 2017 1:23 PM Dispatches

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KrasnerForDA.com

A progressive wind is blowing into the D.A.’s office, and none too soon, given the current climate in the courts and in the prisons. more

Jun 26, 2017 10:47 AM Dispatches

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Joe Brusky

Politicians should not be choosing their voters. It’s supposed to be the other way around. more

Jun 20, 2017 9:47 AM Dispatches

A look at lesser-known decisions by Trump's high court nominee show how students, teachers, and the disabled have been hurt. more

Apr 5, 2017 9:32 AM Public School Shakedown 3 Comments

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Elvert Barnes

We'll likely never know, but the maximally conservative record of the Supreme Court nominee provides some answers. Journalist Jake Whitney talks with law professor Zephyr Teachout in search of clues. more

Mar 24, 2017 4:57 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

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The White House

Throughout his judicial career, Gorsuch has exhibited a deep disregard for the rights and well-being of Americans with disabilities. more

Mar 22, 2017 11:34 AM Dispatches

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Pentocelo

You don’t have to be a lawyer to fight Islamophobia in Trump’s America. more

Feb 2, 2017 12:00 AM Dispatches

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Elvert Barnes

The contrast between his coddling of corporations and his rebuff to women’s basic rights reveals a big-business bias crushing for actual human beings. more

Feb 1, 2017 1:10 PM Dispatches

A panel of federal judges just ruled that Wisconsin must redraw its illegally rigged election boundaries. A new case aims to limit partisan redistricting for good. more

Jan 30, 2017 2:48 PM Dispatches

Some highlights from the confirmation hearings of one of the most opposed U.S. Attorney General nominees in history. more

Jan 11, 2017 11:00 AM Dispatches

In the wake of the 2016 election, civil rights lawyers can still lay claim to the hard-fought victories of their predecessors. more

Dec 19, 2016 3:42 PM Op-Eds

McMillan finds the love and empathy necessary to true solidarity—the only thing that can emancipate us all. more

Nov 10, 2016 4:08 PM Magazine

The "deliberative process" loophole may still keep us in the dark. more

Sep 19, 2016 5:40 PM Dispatches

"When you give to them, they do whatever the hell you want them to do." more

Sep 16, 2016 2:56 PM Dispatches

Judge: Stop playing whack-a-mole with climate change. more

Sep 14, 2016 11:43 PM Dispatches 2 Comments

Courts are finding these laws racially discriminatory in both effect and intent. more

Aug 2, 2016 4:07 PM Op-Eds 2 Comments

And Walker claimed he didn't want an "activist judge." more

Jul 25, 2016 3:34 PM Dispatches

"Do we love everybody?" more

Jul 19, 2016 2:46 PM Dispatches

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