In New York, the U.S. attorney has appointed himself ethics cop — and is using some of the same aggressive tactics normally reserved for narcotics investigations.
The Supreme Court has agreed to consider whether a group of women can join together for the biggest class-action discrimination case in history.
Old court, new court. A new session of the Supreme Court opened yesterday with a new justice. But some things haven’t changed.
Need to Know examines changes in the campaign finance laws that are resulting in floods of corporate money flowing to campaigns — without knowing exactly where it’s coming from.
Corporations and labor unions are spending record amounts on political campaigns, thanks to a Supreme Court ruling. Monica Youn of the Brennan Center explains the new rules and how they might affect the November elections.
Interest groups and corporations have spent millions to in an effort to influence state Supreme Courts across the country, a new study finds. Some experts — including Sandra Day O’Connor — fear justice can be bought by the highest bidder.
What difference does it make if a justice is male or female, black or white, or gay or straight, for that matter?
The Senate confirmed Elena Kagan, only the fourth woman in history to serve on the Supreme Court. But the moment was overshadowed by Wednesday’s ruling on same-sex marriage.