Supreme Court

Giving makebelieve the force of law is what SCOTUS does best

By John Stoehr / July 10, 2023 /

This is what dishonesty looks like.

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Facing embarrassingly weak test case, has SCOTUS’ rightwing supermajority lost its nerve?

By Lindsay Beyerstein / April 23, 2023 /

The current bid to yank mifepristone off the market is legal hackery whose sponsors deserve points only for shrewd venue-shopping.

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How anti-abortionists learned to stop worrying and love punishing women for having sex

By John Stoehr / February 3, 2023 /

Once Roe fell, the truth was revealed.

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The only counterweight to the Six is enduring control of Congress by the Democrats

By John Stoehr / December 15, 2022 /

Court-packing is nice but democratic politics is better.

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There is no America. There are Americas, though

By John Stoehr / December 5, 2022 /

We should drop the idea of the United States being one country.

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SCOTUS is dirty. Let’s clean it up

By Mia Brett / November 28, 2022 /

Rightwing justices aren’t going to police themselves.

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The Supreme Court controlled the midterms 

By Mia Brett / November 16, 2022 /

It drove the issues. It dictated access to the ballot.

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Yeah, no, Reconstruction laws were actually race conscious

By Mia Brett / November 4, 2022 /

Critics of affirmative action want you to believe that laws meant to protect Black people weren’t meant to protect Black people.

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Affirmative action isn’t bias. It’s politics that rightwing justices don’t like and will strike down

By John Stoehr / November 3, 2022 /

That’s what we should focus on.

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The Republicans want judges to define ‘Black’

By Mia Brett / October 25, 2022 /

We’ve been here before. It was bad then. It’s bad now.

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