Class-action lawsuits, a longtime check on powerful interests, are getting harder to file. Now, lawyers with large groups of clients are getting creative in reuniting the aggrieved.
A sliding-scale model plus a bit of creativity allows Open Legal Services to represent those with few other options.
For many Americans, legal services are out of reach. But that's beginning to change.
Democrats represent some of the richest House districts—but they're also more likely to have deeply unequal constituencies. Is that why the party is more focused on income disparities?
Americans may admire a politician who can play hardball, but it matters whether his victim is a political opponent or an innocent citizen.
Why school systems across the country should adopt an apprenticeship model
The president has replaced the moral case for reform with a transactional one. That's a mistake.
By saying the government is closed when most of it actually isn't, good-government advocates risk undermining the public's already meager faith in the state.