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Supreme Court in 2013: Equal Justice Under Law?

(2) Comments | Posted July 3, 2013 | 10:59 AM

Equal Justice Under Law. Those are the words carved in white Vermont marble on the west front of the U.S. Supreme Court building. But last week, the Supreme Court dispensed a version of justice that's anything but equal for millions of Americans.

We of course have cause to celebrate...

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Special Interests Tip the Scales of Justice in Favor of Corporations

(11) Comments | Posted August 30, 2012 | 8:00 AM

Americans are rightly concerned about significant sums of corporate campaign cash capturing their elected representatives. Even more troubling, though less reported, is the flood of campaign money that has poured into elections for state court justices over the last two decades. Judges are supposed to be independent, fair arbiters of...

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Making the Court a Priority for Progressives

(17) Comments | Posted October 7, 2011 | 4:45 PM

This week the U.S. Supreme Court opened a new term, for the first time in Barack Obama's presidency without a new Justice joining the high court. Also this week, two of the Justices testified before Congress in an historic hearing on the role of judges under the U.S. Constitution. A...

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