In 1957, America narrowly averted a nuclear meltdown at the Rocky Flats plant in Colorado. A new book explores how close we all came to disaster.
While Republicans and the White House dawdle on uncontroversial judicial nominations, real people suffer from delayed dockets and understaffed courts.
A National Review writer attacks the former president for his convention-night speech -- showing why Republicans need to reevaluate how they think about the right to vote.
In tone and tenor, the Democratic and Republican voting-rights planks could not be more different. But there's clearly room for a third way.
Quebecois have elected the separatist party with a slim plurality, but it and the province it represents face different challenges this time.
The current generation of laws could disenfranchise millions.
By embracing the cult of political celebrity, journalists have sacrificed their public mission.
While Republicans and the media were partying at the convention, the GOP's voter suppression efforts got thrashed in court.
The state's chief election official -- a bureaucrat, not a politician -- patiently and professionally proves how the new law could be used to not only keep residents from voting but systematically discard their votes.
Why is Governor Nikki Haley defending her state's racist voter-identification law? And why is the Republican Party cheering her efforts?
As the fight over a constitutional right shifts to a dubious South Carolina measure, the GOP doubles down on restrictive voting laws.
The civil rights icon issues a call—"All of us should be up on our feet"—to protest partisan voting restrictions this election season.
This year's team has been lousy on the field, but its off-the-field antics have been unforgivable.
Some lawyers provide free counsel to our troops. Others represent the terror detainees. Each performs a service worthy of our gratitude.
He thinks lawyers take pro bono work and challenge government policy as ways to act out against the armed services. How many other judges share his extreme views?
According to a new poll, two thirds of Americans can't name a single member of the Court. Meanwhile, these people are more powerful than they've been in a long time.
Does the pernicious war on voting access require any less of a moral response than the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s?
A simple question about the justices and military hospitals provokes a worthy and fruitful conversation.
A Pennsylvania decision on voter ID begs the question Republican lawmakers have been asking for years: Why wait until after the election to skew the results?
It's not a conflict of interest. They have the time and the will to go to other events. So why haven't they paid a call to wounded veterans in years?