Mia Brett, PhD, is the Editorial Board's legal historian. She lives with her gorgeous dog, Tchotchke. You can find her @queenmab87.
Evidently, innocence isn’t enough to stop executions.
For her, insurrection is fine, just not armed insurrection.
Even if the J6 hearings change nothing, remember that.
We should not accept such rulings.
In the US, gun culture and white-power politics go hand in hand.
Women and trans people face obstacles few consider.
Senators and justices alleging violence should rethink their allegations.
Samuel Alito’s assurances are hardly comforting.
It used facially neutral policies to cause racial discrimination.
Kathryn Kimball Mizelle’s ruling is part of a long-term rightwing project to undermine the ability of the federal government to function.