Rights

Freedom From Compelled Pregnancy and Childbirth

Freedom From Compelled Pregnancy and Childbirth

Scholar argues that the First Amendment guarantees the right to abortion.

Supreme Illegitimacy

Supreme Illegitimacy

A terrible trio of Supreme Court cases from last term illustrates the need for judicial reform, which can occur through several options.

Digital Privacy in the Post-Dobbs Landscape

Digital Privacy in the Post-Dobbs Landscape

Following the Supreme Court’s decision overturning Roe v. Wade, experts discuss abortion-related data privacy concerns.

Legislators as Defendants but Not as Plaintiffs

Legislators as Defendants but Not as Plaintiffs

The Supreme Court increased potential intervening defendants when it implicitly protected voter ID laws.

Court Allows Administration to End “Remain in Mexico”

Court Allows Administration to End “Remain in Mexico”

DHS has discretion to end its policy requiring noncitizens to wait in Mexico pending their immigration proceedings.

Firearms Regulation through Constitutional Litigation

Firearms Regulation through Constitutional Litigation

The Supreme Court applies a contested history of firearms regulation to evaluate the constitutionality of firearms restrictions.

Constitutional Commitments to Aspirational Principles

Constitutional Commitments to Aspirational Principles

The majority’s reasoning in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health entrenches the historical failures of the United States.

Increasing Access to Credit in Communities of Color

Increasing Access to Credit in Communities of Color

Updating the Community Reinvestment Act to promote special purpose credit programs could improve equity in credit and lending.

Solving the Problem of Prison Gerrymandering

Solving the Problem of Prison Gerrymandering

The U.S. Census Bureau should count incarcerated people where they are from—not where they are incarcerated.

Addressing an Algorithmic PATTERN of Bias

Addressing an Algorithmic PATTERN of Bias

The Justice Department pledges to address racial bias in an algorithm that determines early release.

Aborting the Right to Abortion

Aborting the Right to Abortion

A leaked draft of a Supreme Court opinion turns the national debate over Roe v. Wade on its head.

Immigrants Living Under a Different Regulatory Scheme

Immigrants Living Under a Different Regulatory Scheme

Scholars and advocates address regulatory frameworks that govern immigrants without legal status.