Supreme Court Nominations
False Reports of Sexual Assault Are Rare. But Why Is There So Little Reliable Data About Them?
Contrary to popular belief, there is no evidence that false rape reports drastically exceed those of other crimes.
The Kavanaugh Allegations Rock the United States (in Photos)
The Supreme Court nominee's confirmation hearings touched a raw nerve for survivors of sexual violence.
Viewfinder: Emotional Moments During Christine Blasey Ford's Testimony
A tear runs down the cheek of Representative Carolyn Malone (D-New York) as Christine Blasey Ford testifies during the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court on September 27th, 2018.
Kavanaugh Frequently Interrupted Female Senators on Thursday. That Doesn't Bode Well for His Supreme Court Conduct.
And other takeaways from Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's Thursday hearing.
There Are Best Practices for Interviewing Those Who Report Sex Crimes—and Thursday's Senate Hearing Followed None of Them
An expert on how to best investigate sex crimes responds to Christine Blasey Ford's testimony.
What the Research Says About (the Very Rare Phenomenon of) False Sexual Assault Allegations
Pacific Standard looks at the evidence about people who make false accusations of rape, and how to get the best information during sexual assault cases.
Key Takeaways From Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh's Controversial Emails
Here's what you need to know about the confidential documents that Democratic senators have released to the public.
What's at Stake If Brett Kavanaugh Ascends to the Supreme Court
It's about Roe v. Wade, as well as the myriad protections supporters say flow from the 1973 Supreme Court decision.
A Poll Finds Support for Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court Nomination to Be Among the Lowest in History
As Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sat to begin his Senate hearings on Tuesday, a poll found that Americans' support for President Donald Trump's pick are historically low.
Trump Announces Brett Kavanaugh as His Supreme Court Nominee
Kavanaugh's confirmation could solidify the Supreme Court's conservative majority for decades.
How Are Trump's Top Supreme Court Candidates Expected to Vote on America's Hottest Justice Issues?
Pacific Standard spoke with Supreme Court watchers about how President Trump's nominees might rule on cases about abortion, gay marriage, and voting rights.
Utah Senator Mike Lee Is Among the Candidates Being Interviewed for a Supreme Court Seat
President Donald Trump interviewed Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah) on Monday to replace Justice Anthony M. Kennedy on the Supreme Court.
The Evolution of Supreme Court Justices' Ideologies
Where does Merrick Garland fit in?
A Politicized Supreme Court Doesn't Faze the Public?
Two political scientists review a survey of perceptions about the U.S. Supreme Court and find the public may actually want the justices to trade their black robes for red and blue ones.