Why racial preferences in college admissions hurt minority students -- and shroud the education system in dishonesty.
Although the problem of black disenfranchisement has been largely solved, many southern states still have to submit all voting rules changes for federal approval.
Prosecutors don't have a viable criminal case against Strauss-Kahn - but the hotel maid should still get her day in civil court
In the Supreme Court ruling on California prisoner release, the court's arch-conservative gets a bit carried away
Some say she should be rejected due to Harvard Law's military recruiting policy. Not fair.
The justices stretch the Constitution both left and right. But the liberal justices are the ones outside the mainstream.
Conservative academics appreciate her open-minded attitude
The dysfunctional logic of a tell-all approach to the Senate confirmation process
Her master's thesis criticizes the liberal Warren Court and urges judges to avoid decisions based on "the demands of social justice." That was then -- what about now?
Disclosing her views would be self-defeating
Her record suggests she'll be to the right of Justice Stevens on presidential power and the war on terror.
Many thousands of wrongly convicted people are rotting in prisons and jails around the country.
Senate Democrats are playing a dangerous political game in opposing confirmation of Leslie Southwick, a wellqualified judicial nominee from Mississippi.
Both sides deserve to lose the brewing battle between the White House and Congress over executive privilege.
The Supreme Court decision on school integration illustrates the pitfalls of both the conservative and the liberal approaches to the problem of race.
Congress needs to rethink the war on terrorism's detention and interrogation policy from the ground up.
The media's portrayal of a May 29 Supreme Court ruling on sex-based pay discrimination was way off the mark.
Former State Department official Philip Zelikow has opened a window into how the Bush administration's antiterrorism policy-making process went wrong.
The House-passed hate crimes bill is an example of feel-good legislation likely to do more harm than good.
Every day that Attorney General Alberto Gonzales is allowed to remain in office is corrosive to constitutional governance.