Bill Blum / TruthdigDec 11, 2015
If onetime University of Texas aspirant Abigail Fisher prevails on all of her claims, the last tepid vestiges of race-conscious affirmative action will end at public colleges and universities throughout the land. Dig deeper ( 9 Min. Read )
Bill Blum / TruthdigJun 29, 2015
The end of the U.S. Supreme Court’s term has brought some big surprises for sure, but should either end of the political/social spectrum get excited about what the major decisions might mean? Dig deeper ( 9 Min. Read )
Chris Hedges / TruthdigDec 29, 2014
The incarcerated poor have become the nation’s most exploited workers. They are the prototype drones for the corporate totalitarian state. Dig deeper ( 9 Min. Read )
Bill Blum / TruthdigNov 12, 2014
It’s a good time to review the promises Chief Justice John Roberts made at his September 2005 Senate confirmation hearing and re-examine the key questions he was never forced to answer. Dig deeper ( 6 Min. Read )
Bill Blum / TruthdigMay 23, 2014
In a string of judicial opinions and public appearances dating back at least to the mid-1990s, Antonin Scalia has demonstrated that he cannot evaluate questions of gay rights with the temperament and open-mindedness expected of a judge. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
Bill Blum / TruthdigApr 23, 2014
The current Supreme Court has consistently decided for states' rights and majority rule, which could be a problem as same-sex marriage cases work their way through the judiciary. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
Bill Blum / TruthdigApr 16, 2014
It should come as no surprise that Ginsburg is at the center of a roiling debate among left-leaning lawyers, scholars and legal commentators as to whether the time has come for her to retire in order to permit a Democratic president, Barack Obama, to nominate her successor. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
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