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courts

The One Way Trump Has Changed America That Democrats Cannot Fix

Democrats are fantasizing about how to undo Trump's remake of the American judiciary.
Matt Laslo
8.23.19
Drugs

I Lost Myself to India's Chemsex Scene and Overdosed, but Survived to Tell the Story

In the chemsex scene, drug abuse is more than just a health hazard.
Sadam Hanjabam
7.8.19
Internet

Now That You Can Trademark Swear Words, Here Are All the Wildest NSFW Requests

A Supreme Court ruling on vulgar trademarks is making space for new, profane ventures, from "A$$RICH" to "Bitchigan."
Drew Schwartz
7.1.19
abortion

Giving Fetuses Legal Rights Could Be a Nightmare for Women, Advocates Say

"This is a statute that arguably makes every criminal law applicable to the pregnant women."
Carter Sherman
5.22.19
Health

Abortion Is Still Legal in Alabama

What the extreme legislation means for abortion rights in the state—and for Roe v. Wade.
Marie Solis
5.15.19
rights

Seven States Will Immediately Ban Abortion If Roe v. Wade Is Overturned

"Trigger laws" used to be rare—but in the last few months alone, they've almost doubled in number.
Marie Solis
5.14.19
abortion

Performing abortions in Alabama could soon be punishable by up to 99 years in prison

The Alabama House is voting on a bill that would make almost all abortions illegal.
Carter Sherman
5.1.19
supreme court

Rappers Are Defending Their Right to Anti-Cop Lyrics in the Supreme Court

Chance the Rapper, Meek Mill, 21 Savage, Killer Mike, and others filed a brief in support of rapper Mayhem Mal, breaking down the poetics of rap lyrics.
Taylor Hosking
3.7.19
transgender military ban

The Supreme Court just allowed Trump’s transgender military ban to go into effect

The other ongoing lawsuits, however, could stop the ban in its tracks.
Emma Ockerman
1.22.19
judicial system

Supreme Court Chief Justice Roberts makes rare statement to scold Trump

Roberts, who was nominated to the Supreme Court in 2005 by George W. Bush, took the remarkable step of directly addressing Trump's recent public groanings.
Tess Owen
11.21.18
true crime

How Men in Prison Reacted to Brett Kavanaugh's Confirmation

"The hypocrisy in this country, and in our leaders, is astounding."
Seth Ferranti
10.16.18
News

What the Supreme Court Ruling on First Nations Consultation Means for Pipelines

Legal experts say we’re still years away from any clarity on the issue.
Sarah Berman
10.11.18
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