Arizona and Kansas share much in common. Conservative Republican governance has crippled both states and the governors of both are trying to undermine the judicial branch so as to have no encumbrance on their radical conservative agenda.
The Supreme Court's recent decision to deny review of the Authors Guild v. Google, Inc. ruling was a blow not just to the suit's plaintiffs in the book industry but to all of us in the business of writing and publishing content.
The Chief Justice has led the Court's conservative majority in a counterrevolution against the fruits of the civil rights movement. This is not a matter of happenstance, but a defining feature of his legal career.
The Republican Party most loudly proclaims its deep allegiance to our founding document. Yet in recent years, the leaders of the GOP have engaged in an assault on our constitutional system in ways unprecedented in American history:
Anita Hill believed in the system and trusted the process, even though in the end it betrayed her. The Republican obstructionists today have disrespected the system, turned their back on the process, and taken the coward's way out.
What is remarkable about Bob McDonnell's case is not the technical arguments he makes, but the sheer brazenness with which he and many his supporters defend his conduct.
It is easy to be cynical about what has become an ugly partisan fight over Judge Garland's nomination. But the confirmation process can serve a valuable educational function.
With the current anti-LGBT legislation in place in Mississippi, I won't promote Mississippi. That I won't get to see the state's beauty, its people or celebrate their farm-to-table contributions is a shame.
Under Mayor de Blasio's administration, the City has undertaken initiatives to eliminate inequities against immigrant New Yorkers by enhancing their economic, civic and social integration into the broader community and facilitating their access to justice.
When the Supreme Court considers what it heard this week in United States v. Texas -- the Republican lawsuit challenging the Obama administration's immigration initiatives -- the justices should start by getting the basic facts right.
A preamble is not an aesthetic piece of a legal document to enhance its appeal to the read nor is it just a random set of words.
Four months after it was finalized by delegates to the Paris Climate Change Conference, the Paris Agreement will be signed by more than 100 nations on...
Election time is here, and prison reform is now a hot topic. Much of the focus recently has been on the crime bill that then-President Bill Clinton si...
Can states make you abandon your Fourth Amendment rights if you want to enjoy the "privilege" of driving? That's the question at the heart of one of the most consequential cases that the Supreme Court will decide this term, in terms of practical impact upon ordinary Americans.
Imagine for a moment if President Obama said he is a black man first and an American second. The right wing and many on the left would have shouted "radical" and "militant."
A ruling against DAPA and expanded DACA will not only affect immigrant families, but all families, and it'll send a message of hate to U.S. citizen children whose parents are vulnerable to deportation.