After four years locked in legal struggle over the construction of the controversial 1,172 mile-long, Dakota Access Pipeline, the Standing Rock and Cheyenne River Sioux tribes won a major victory on Monday when a federal court ordered the pipeline to cease its operations by August 5.
- July 2, 2020
When Roberts was nominated in ’05, few focused on his business fealty, but he was appointed because he represented corporate clients aiming to transform the court — which is exactly what he’s doing.
- June 28, 2020
Jay Clayton is Trump's top pick to replace Berman as federal prosecutor for the Southern District of New York. Clayton has never served a day as a prosecutor at a state or federal level. There’s an awful lot of folks in the Southern District of New York who would stand to benefit if it gets a Wall Street crony as its federal prosecutor.
- June 26, 2020
June 25, 2020 Just before midnight tonight, the Department of Justice filed a brief asking the Supreme Court to invalidate the Affordable Care Act — also known as Obamacare — the health care law that has enabled millions of Americans to get health insurance. In addition to making healthcare affordable, the law prohibits discrimination because of pre-existing conditions and allows young people to stay on their parents’ health insurance policies until they are 26. In 2020, about ...
- June 24, 2020The courthouse door was just slammed shut on workers and retirees whose pension plans get bilked.
- June 19, 2020The Supreme Court blocks the Trump administration's bid to end DACA, Trump attacks Bolton's tell-all book, Biden pulls ahead in the polls.
- June 18, 2020Despite, or perhaps because of, their own vulnerability to state-sanctioned violence, Black women have been key voices in the struggle to end it.
- June 17, 2020America’s Other Independence Day