- September 23, 2020“A Trump appointment will very much solidify the power of corporations and businesses on the Supreme Court."
- September 22, 2020
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died 45 days before the election. As her strength waned, she dictated this statement to her granddaughter: “My most fervent wish is that I will not be replaced until a new president is installed.” It says … Continue reading
- September 22, 2020Chayes has a new book — ON CORRUPTION IN AMERICA: AND WHAT IS AT STAKE
- September 21, 2020
Both of the last two Republican presidents—Bush and Trump– have lost the popular vote, and yet each nominated two Supreme Court justices, who have been confirmed by the votes of senators who represent a minority of the American people. The confirmation of a fifth justice in this way will create a solid majority on the court, which can then unwind the legal framework that a majority of Americans still supports. Continue reading
- September 21, 2020A California Voter Foundation study identifies the causes behind the highest ballot rejection rates of any age group as states start sending out millions of fall ballots.
- September 19, 2020
September 18, 2020 Tonight, flowers are strewn on the steps of the Supreme Court, where “Equal Justice Under Law” is carved in stone. More than a thousand people gathered there tonight to mourn the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, … Continue reading