The court ruled that First Amendment protections don't apply to a corporation that operates a public access channel in New York.
The Alabama Senate on Tuesday voted in favor of a measure that would effectively ban abortion in the state. Here's a selection of Pacific Standard stories about recent challenges to abortion access.
Studies show that, in most cases, laws requiring doctors to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital are not necessary for the health and safety of women getting abortions.
A petition to the Supreme Court to bar the law from taking effect brings the potential for the next major abortion ruling.
For proof of the newest Supreme Court justice's influence, look to a New York gun rights case.
The Supreme Court has never ruled that a gerrymandered map was unconstitutional, and it has so far punted on any opportunities to do so.
The new Supreme Court justice may not have the effect on liberal causes that some fear—that move to the right has already occurred.
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Political scientist Francis Fukuyama argues we can only heal our national divisions with a new, creed-based American identity.
The case—Brett Kavanaugh's first as a Supreme Court justice—deals with mandatory detention laws to keep immigrants in prisons during trials, even if they aren't a public danger or flight risk.
The deeply conservative judge's position on the court is one of many threats toward abortion rights.
The conservative judge's confirmation was nearly derailed by allegations of sexual misconduct and partisanship. His confirmation highlights the limits of the #MeToo movement.
Contrary to popular belief, there is no evidence that false rape reports drastically exceed those of other crimes.
On the verge of a Kavanaugh confirmation, immigrant rights advocates doubt the courts will continue to uphold protections against what one judge this week called racist policymaking.
Research suggests that being surrounded by well-off peers in not-too-intense academic environments can lead to lifetime gains.
New research finds alcohol consumption is higher in chapters where members are expected to assert their masculinity.