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May 19, 2016, 11:27am EDT
  • July 3, 2018

    The Supreme Court just quietly gutted antitrust law

    A decision in favor of American Express will make it easier for big tech companies to pressure workers, suppliers, and customers.

  • June 29, 2018

    The Supreme Court is an anti-democratic nightmare. Here’s how to fix it.

    Radical democracy, not judicial supremacy.

  • June 27, 2018

    Elena Kagan’s dissent trashes Supreme Court as “black-robed rulers overriding citizens’ choices”

    The justice accuses the conservative majority of "weaponizing the First Amendment."

  • June 27, 2018

    America after Anthony Kennedy

    What Kennedy’s departure from the Supreme Court will mean for abortion, gay rights, and more.

  • June 27, 2018

    How Democratic lawmakers should help unions reeling from the Janus decision

    The Supreme Court just dealt unions a harsh blow, but it doesn’t have to be a deadly one.

  • June 27, 2018

    6 excerpts that explain the Supreme Court’s big anti-union ruling

    Janus v. AFSCME is a very, very big deal.

  • June 27, 2018

    The Court’s indefensible double standard

    Biased comments by officials shaped the outcome of the Masterpiece Cakeshop case, but were ruled of limited importance on the travel ban.

  • June 26, 2018

    Read: Sotomayor condemns Trump’s “unrelenting attack on the Muslim religion”

    Sotomayor read Trump’s tweets too and wants to know why the rest of the Supreme Court didn’t.

  • June 23, 2018

    The latest Supreme Court decision is being hailed as a victory for digital privacy. It’s not.

    Carpenter forces police to get a warrant before getting some cellphone data. But other Fourth Amendment cases will undermine its impact.

  • July 6, 2016

    The Weeds: how big of an impact will the Supreme Court abortion decision really have?

    The SCOTUS ruling has been hailed as a pretty significant victory for pro-choice advocates. And it is — at least in the immediate sense.

  • July 5, 2016

    Did the Supreme Court just admit affirmative action is about racial justice?

    The Court makes a subtle move away from equating affirmative action with Jim Crow.

  • June 30, 2016

    The Weeds: when the Supreme Court split, who won? Hillary Clinton.

    In the latest episode of The Weeds, Vox’s Matt Yglesias, Ezra Klein, and Sarah Kliff discuss the SCOTUS deadlock and how it may be a blessing in disguise for the Clinton campaign.

  • June 28, 2016

    The Supreme Court's abortion ruling could be a game changer for the pro-choice movement

    The ruling could reach way beyond the two Texas laws it struck down.

  • June 28, 2016

    5 winners and 4 losers from this Supreme Court term

    Texas won. And lost.

  • June 28, 2016

    The pro-life movement is winning. It'll take more than one Supreme Court ruling to change that.

    Access to abortion in the United States has deteriorated significantly in just the past five years.

  • June 27, 2016

    It could take years for Texas abortion clinics to reopen, even after a Supreme Court victory

    The Court may have struck down two major Texas anti-abortion laws, but their damage will last.

  • June 27, 2016

    The Supreme Court struck down a Texas abortion law. Expect other states' laws to start falling, too.

    The Court's decision to strike down two restrictive abortion laws in Texas will likely have a ripple effect across the country.

  • June 27, 2016

    The Supreme Court quietly handed gun control advocates a small victory

    Voisine v. United States is a fairly technical ruling in the grand scheme of things, but it’s still important because of what the court didn’t do.

  • June 27, 2016

    Pro-choice advocates just won the biggest Supreme Court abortion case in decades

    The Court voted 5-3 to strike down two major anti-abortion provisions in Texas.

  • June 27, 2016

    Hillary Clinton celebrates Supreme Court abortion ruling as “victory for women across America”

    "We must continue to protect access to safe and legal abortion," Clinton said.

  • June 27, 2016

    This paragraph shows why the Supreme Court didn’t buy Texas’s claims in the abortion case

    The justices saw through the facade of one of Texas’s biggest arguments for its law.

  • June 27, 2016

    Supreme Court abortion decision: Ruth Bader Ginsburg's must-read quote

    "It is beyond rational belief that H. B. 2 could genuinely protect the health of women."

  • June 24, 2016

    Do white people want merit-based admissions policies? Depends on their competition.

    Another example that meritocracy is a myth.

  • June 23, 2016

    3 winners and 4.5 million losers from the Supreme Court’s immigration deadlock

    Making sense of the court’s non-decision decision.

  • June 23, 2016

    Obama on immigration deadlock: "so important for the Supreme Court to have a full bench"

    "The consequence of the Republican failure so far to give a fair hearing to Mr. Merrick Garland."