The justice’s reactionary legal philosophy rests on faith in the power of adversity to fuel black progress.
The chief justice writes fiercely conservative opinions, yet champions the Court’s political independence. How will he respond to a constitutional crisis?
The lessons of Eisenhower’s civil-rights struggle with his chief justice Earl Warren
The Supreme Court justice may have left a stronger legacy off the bench.
Fifty years later, new accounts of its fraught passage reveal the era's real hero—and it isn’t the Supreme Court.