Mia Brett, PhD, is the Editorial Board's legal historian. She lives with her gorgeous dog, Tchotchke. You can find her @queenmab87.
The racist consequences of the “war on drugs” are still with us.
There is nothing fun about zombie laws.
How far are the rightwing justices willing to go?
They could just ignore Biden’s claim, but don’t.
Republicans are fighting it in court.
It’s just too perfect considering that Trump said in 2016 that, “if you’re innocent, why are you taking the Fifth Amendment?”
Is the Justice Department re-embracing its original mandate?
Pregnancy is an imminent threat of bodily harm.
These popular fundamental rights must be vigorously fought for the way we wish abortion had been protected when we had the chance.
That reaffirms privileging fetuses over women.