- March 9, 2016In the Federalist Papers, Alexander Hamilton laid out the rationale behind the Supreme Court nomination process. Congress and the president have heeded his wisdom — until now.
- March 2, 2016Earlier this morning, the Supreme Court began hearing arguments in the first significant test of abortion rights in a decade.
- February 29, 2016SCOTUS gutted the Voting Rights Act, and voter ID laws have proliferated nationwide.
- February 25, 2016Ideology has never been as important to the Senate majority leader as power.
- February 8, 2016The state's bizarrely shaped districts decrease the power of black voters.
- January 12, 2016It can be discouraging to realize that it often takes decades to overturn a Supreme Court decision, but one campaign finance reformer says the good news is that we're already 40 years into that struggle.
- January 12, 2016In a Q&A, veteran campaign finance reformer Derek Cressman says Americans are becoming increasingly aware that something has to change about the growing amount of money in politics.
- January 12, 2016The Washington Post's Dana Milbank writes that arguments before the court yesterday in a case involving unions and money could mean less political clout for working people.
- December 7, 2015
The judiciary is in some ways the most crucial of the three branches of American government, the ultimate arbiter interpreting the fairness of our legislation and the actions of the chief executive. But like the other two branches, the courts, too, have also been unduly influenced by the riches of corporations and the wealthy few, handing down decisions that don’t always deliver justice but favor the elite at the top and treat unequally those at ...