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“On the Basis of Sex,” a flashy biopic, contributes to the pop-deification of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Read more

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Lorie Shaull

This is a moment anti-choice politicians and activists have been working toward for years. With Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court, state-level activism will be front-and-center for protecting reproductive rights in 2019. Read more

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“No person shall be…subject for the same offence to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb…”—the Fifth Amendment. Read more

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A 13-year-old boy spent three months in a juvenile facility – including time in solitary confinement – because he could not pay a $500 fine for skipping school. Read more

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Is packing the court “necessary to save democracy”? Read more

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The White House

The Trump Administration lauded Kavanaugh as a judge who “protects American businesses from illegal job-killing regulation.” Read more

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Writing for us back in the 1980s, Judge, now a key figure in the Kavanaugh drama, displayed a concern for social justice, and a progressive vision for the world. Read more

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If Donald Trump can issue a “Presidential Alert” to everyone’s cell phone, it’s only fitting to issue a Beer Warning Alert as well. Read more

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The White House

Media coverage of the hearings has hardened into a dangerous and wrongheaded parallel that both Christine Blasey Ford and Kavanaugh are victims. Read more

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Guaranteed to maintain privilege 24/7. Read more

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Power, privilege, white male prerogative—that’s the backdrop of the Kavanaugh hearings. Read more

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A classmate of Kavanaugh’s wrote a book about alcoholism during his teen years at Georgetown Prep. The book features a character named “Bart O’Kavanaugh” . . . Read more

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A 2007 decision completely disrespects people’s rights and their freedom of choice because of their disability. Read more

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“His record of American flag and apple pie is unparalleled.” Read more

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One advantage of declaring loyalty to precedent, history, and tradition is that it allows a distancing of oneself from the real-world effects of legal decisions. Read more

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The controversial judge’s confirmation would represent a tremendous threat to millions of Americans—and we can easily prevent it. Read more

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Countries like Ireland and Argentina are repealing or reforming archaic laws on abortion. The United States is regressing. Read more

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Saqib Bhatti from the Action Center on Race and the Economy explains how different decisions by the Supreme Court work together and harm working people. Read more

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Union supporters say Janus is a big blow, but for many educators like me, it will be nothing new. The question is, what are the practical effects? Read more

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Phil Roeder

Partisan gerrymandering has long exasperated the Supreme Court. Read more

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    Dennis Brack

    A 28.4 MG IMAGE OF: Ray Robinson Jr. being arrested at the Supreme Court for lowering flag to half mast in June 1968 PHOTO BY DENNIS BRACK B 5

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