Mia Brett, PhD, is the Editorial Board's legal historian. She lives with her gorgeous dog, Tchotchke. You can find her @queenmab87.
A legal history of congressional district map-making.
With our democracy under siege, we should use all legal arguments to restore voting rights to as many people as possible.
Robert Pitman is your new favorite person.
How can we claim people are innocent until proven guilty?
An estimated 64,000-75,000 Black women and girls are missing.
They favor men, actually.
We need abortion rights based on equal protection rather than privacy or free exercise of the rights of physicians.
Overturning Roe would have affected national abortion coverage and abortion would have been immediately illegal in 13 states.
The Taliban’s oppression of women, and extreme hostility towards trans people, exemplifies how intertwined our liberation really is.
People deserve refuge even if they didn’t help us.