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
Updating the Community Reinvestment Act to promote special purpose credit programs could improve equity in credit and lending.
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
The Justice Department pledges to address racial bias in an algorithm that determines early release.
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
Scholars and advocates address regulatory frameworks that govern immigrants without legal status.
The Regulation of Black Families
The United States should replace its current family surveillance system with one that improves children’s welfare.
The False Promise of “Third-Category” Worker Laws
Proposition 22 and similar laws exacerbate workforce inequalities.
How Agencies Can Better Regulate for Racial Justice
The federal government should promote racial equity assessments, equity planning, and audits.
How the Carceral State Punishes Survivors
Survivors of color who report domestic violence and sexual assault risk exposure to further harm.
Ending the Racial Housing Gap
Regulators should require banks to lend to Black homebuyers to remedy centuries of discrimination.
Priorities and the State of Implicit Bias in Crimmigration
Written immigration enforcement priorities might promote transparency but still might not address inequities.