Nina Martin: Seven Reproductive Rights Issues to Watch in 2015January 2015
Changes for abortion, contraception and more top the agenda with Republicans in the majority in Congress and many state legislatures.
Nikole Hannah-Jones: Another Race Case for a Hostile Supreme CourtMarch 2013
The court might well have opted to undo the fabric of race-conscious laws and policies thread by thread.
Nikole Hannah-Jones: How the Supreme Court Could Scuttle Critical Fair Housing RuleFebruary 2013
The court's review of a key concept used to enforce the 1968 Fair Housing Act could be a major setback for housing rights advocates.
Robert Reich: A Back Door to the Public OptionJune 2012
Many have said a Supreme Court strike-down of the individual mandate could be the end of Obamacare, but it might be what's needed to revive the public option.