Mia Brett, PhD, is the Editorial Board's legal historian. She lives with her gorgeous dog, Tchotchke. You can find her @queenmab87.
There’s little evidence writers of the 14th Amendment considered fetuses or abortion or pregnancy or really even women.
A criminal court is not the only place to support their voices.
But kids might learn about white supremacy, writes Mia Brett.
It’s a transparent ploy to avoid federal courts, writes Mia Brett.
The law corrects for past discrimination against Native children. But conservatives say it’s unconstitutionally based on race.
Mia Brett reminds us of the importance of the Indian Child Welfare Act.
Why is due process needed to believe woman? asks Mia Brett.
Britney Spears joins a long US history of eugenics and forced sterilization of those with disabilities
Buck v. Bell has never been overturned, writes Mia Brett.
Who’s afraid of critical race theory? After reading this essay, hopefully you’ll see it isn’t scary at all
Mia Brett explains the current right-wing boogeyman.
Mia Brett writes a brief legal history of intimate partner violence.
Seventy-five percent of shooters buy guns legally, says Mia Brett.