The National Rifle Association is a mighty thing. But it is still no match for the political power of parents in America.
Eight 2012 releases that entertain, teach, and make honorable contributions to our understanding of law and politics
An 83-year-old plaintiff, whose case may finally end the Defense of Marriage Act, looks back at her four-decade-long union to the love of her life.
Health care and voting rights, same-sex marriage and Trayvon Martin -- a look at the cases and issues that dominated the law in 2012.
His death reminds us not only of his music, but of the people we've lost who loved his music.
The accused leaker of classified information picks a good week to tell his story of mistreatment and abuse.
State officials say John Ferguson is faking his mental illness. The law says the state can't execute an incompetent man. Something's gotta give.
A creative therapy was working on a severely disabled young woman. Yet the Pentagon decided it would no longer be covered by military insurance.
The chief justice calls out the executive branch for doing precisely what the Supreme Court has done during his own tenure.
"Nice cat," the renowned artist said to the young boy, who then used those words to fuel his own brilliant career as an illustrator.
As America prepares for its ritual feast, a look back at an epic broadcast that forever changed the way we look at farm workers.
The federal government is on the wrong side of science over medical marijuana. Until that changes, there's no chance for legalization.
Even as we mark their sacrifice, there is evidence everywhere that America has "broken faith" with its veterans, the living and the dead.
The attorney general has the chance to build a lasting legacy as a defender of voting rights. How? By leaving his current post to take up a new one.
There are hundreds of thousands of ballots left to count in Ohio -- and a federal judge is angry about how the secretary of state there plans to count them.
If last night proved anything, it's that no serious political party in America can win an election by suppressing votes.
Voters in states all across the country took bold leaps on social issues like marijuana and same-sex marriage. Others were content to dig in.
On a day we celebrate the romance of democracy, too many are struggling to exercise the fundamental right to vote.
What's happening at polling stations in Ohio and Florida isn't some fluke of nature or breakdown in equipment. It's all part of a partisan design.
A late voting directive from Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted begets an "emergency motion" about how to count provisional ballots.