The Supreme Court’s upcoming ruling in Gill v. Whitford may be partisan gerrymandering’s most significant legal battle yet. Law professor Justin Levitt discusses why it matters, how we got here, and what we should expect.
It’s Independence Day, and Americans celebrate their country’s 241st birthday with pride. But patriotism can be manipulated to further destructive ends.
With tomorrow being America’s birthday, we thought it a good time to look at an underrated figure who shaped the country’s destiny, albeit not in the ways you heard.
The Supreme Court is one of the safeguards the Founding Fathers put in place to ensure the separation of church and state. But what happens when the bench is stacked with religious zealots?
Two years after same-sex marriage became legal, gay couples still face challenges.
With post 9/11 banking reforms, banks are becoming an arm of the government — a very muscular arm.
More revealing details on the intricate ways in which President Richard Nixon clearly seems to have been set up. And the role of Big Oil behind some of the machinations — but who else was involved, and why?
The digital online currency bitcoin has had a meteoric yet volatile rise, recently surpassing $3,000 per coin in exchange markets. Its proponents praise its decentralized, regulation immune design. But what risks does it entail?
As a candidate, President Donald Trump vowed to fix the inner cities. As president, he is proposing cuts to a popular Community Development Block Grant program that has been helping low-income communities for decades.
Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation now extends into the White House and includes suspicious financial transactions, that could lead to money laundering, currency violations or even tax violations. Could Donald Trump’s tax returns be the next target?
If Democrats want to start winning elections again, simply counting on resentment of Donald Trump won’t be enough. They need new leaders and a bold vision that appeals to all Americans.
Over half of the EPA’s Board of Scientific Counselors have been dismissed to make way for fossil fuel advocates, leading many to worry about the vanishing role of independent scientific review within the agency.
Bizarre back-story on the source used by a fired Wall Street Journal reporter who failed to disclose business deals, including weapons sales, with that source — an arms dealer implicated in the Iran-Contra scandal.
How much of the healthcare debate is being driven by the efforts of religious groups, even more than insurance companies, to influence this legislation?
The value placed on free speech in the US is so high that some of the most abhorrent individuals and groups can have their say. This court case proves it.