The Real Intention Behind the Recent ICE Raids Is Intimidation
While only 35 arrests were reported during the most recent, multi-city raids, the campaigns have caused widespread fear and tangible impacts on the daily routines of immigrant families.
Trump's Supreme Court Challenge Has a Historical Precedent
The story of President Donald Trump's short-lived threat to get a citizenship question on the census in defiance of the Supreme Court mimics the story of President Andrew Jackson and Worcester v. Georgia, decided in 1832.
Why the 'Necessity' Defense Is Crucial to the Climate Struggle
Many Americans don't realize that breaking a law can sometimes be legally, as well as morally, permissible.
Hedge Funds Have Remained Exempt From Money Laundering Regulations. Here's Why.
Investment companies such as hedge funds and private equity firms have escaped multiple efforts to subject them to rules meant to combat money laundering.
What Does Kavanaugh's Confirmation Mean for Women's Reproductive Rights?
The deeply conservative judge's position on the court is one of many threats toward abortion rights.
Nevada's Unions Show How U.S. Labor Groups Can Adapt in a Right-to-Work Reality
Unions in the state have been unable to force public-employees to contribute to collective bargaining funds for almost 65 years, and yet they have managed to thrive.
North Carolina Supreme Court to Reconsider Death Sentences for Three Inmates of Color
The case once more raises the issue of persistent racial bias in North Carolina's history of sentencing black defendants.
In California, Housing Instability Is the Fault of Local Governments, a New Study Finds
The latest research suggests that we shouldn't be blaming environmental laws for inhibiting development.
For Women Who Have Been Victims of 'Stealthing,' There Can Be Dangerous Health Consequences—and Little Option for Legal Recourse
There are no available statistics on how many men discreetly remove their condoms during sex, an act known informally as stealthing.
Can You Really Shut Down Your Company Right After Your Workers Unionize?
If you're thorough about it, yes.
Anthony Weiner to Serve Prison Time for Sexting Scandal
The former congressman's sentence includes a $10,000 fine and three years supervised release.
Trump and DeVos Are Preparing a Historic Rollback on Discrimination Law
From weakening protections for survivors of sexual assault to axing protections for transgender students, the administration has made no secret of its animosity toward the Civil Rights Act.
The Teen Accused of Starting the Oregon Fire Has Rekindled the Debate Over Trying Juveniles as Adults
Investigators say the Eagle Creek Fire was likely started by a boy's misuse of fireworks. Now Oregonians are calling for criminal charges.
Judge Throws Out Sarah Palin's Lawsuit Against the 'New York Times'
Palin filed the suit in June, in response to an editorial the newspaper published following the shooting of a congressman.
Lawyers for Missouri Man Scheduled to Die Say DNA Evidence Proves His Innocence
Marcellus Williams maintains his innocence, and his supporters argue racial discrimination also played a role in his trial outcome.
How the Supreme Court Made It Easier for Corporations to Fight Class Action Lawsuits
Rulings in recent years have effectively forced consumers to file class actions in the region where the corporation is based or to disaggregate claims into separate filings.
Why I’m Suing the President for Blocking Me on Twitter
By blocking people from his Twitter account, our lawsuit argues, the president has violated the First Amendment.