Can Anything Prevent Roe v. Wade From Being Overturned?
Conservatives came close to overturning the landmark abortion decision in 1992. What stopped them then might provide a clue to what will happen now.
Trump Is Dragging American Governance Into the Fourth Regime, Whether We're Ready or Not
Social media, governmental dysfunction, and Supreme Court malfeasance have all combined to create an atmosphere ripe for constitutional chaos.
Breaking Down the Supreme Court's Inaction on Gerrymandering
Stanford political scientist Bruce Cain offers his thoughts on redistricting commissions and Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement.
A Constitutional Law Expert Breaks Down Justice Kennedy's Retirement Announcement
UNC professor Michael Gerhardt talks with Pacific Standard about the implications of Anthony Kennedy's retirement.
Supreme Court Justice Upholds Part of Trump's Travel Ban
Justice Anthony Kennedy issued a short-term order that bans thousands of refugees from entering the United States.
Americans Want to Term Limit the Supreme Court—and That's Exactly Why It's a Bad Idea
Beware of silver bullets, America.
'Marriage Is a Human Institution; It Doesn’t Come in One Shape That Fits Everybody'
The Supreme Court's landmark decision on same-sex marriage has put the issue of love and contracts front and center, and for legal scholars like Martha Ertman—author of the book Love's Promises: How Formal and Informal Contracts Shape All Kinds of Families—it's about time.