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judiciary



  • How the Republican Party Took Over the Supreme Court

    by John Fabian Witt

    We are now at least one decade into a nearly unprecedented experiment in partisan judging at the highest court in the land. Our legal and political systems have barely begun to process what that means.
 


  • William Barr Needs a History Lesson

    by Derek Litvak

    When conservatives claim birthright citizenship is not a part of the Constitution, they are ignoring America’s long history of slavery, discrimination, and segregation. 



  • Would Trump Consider a Court-Packing Scheme?

    by Jeff Shesol

    McConnell’s strategy of shutting down the judicial-appointments process during Barack Obama’s last two years in office gave Trump, at the time of his Inauguration, a hundred and three vacancies to fill—more than twice as many as Obama had in 2009.