Report Report from Billy Corriher documents how corporations are bending judges to their will through campaign cash.
Todd Phillips and Andrew Blotky summarize the history behind legislative pushes that would enable governors to replace competent state judges, a power that would, in practice, result in more conservative replacements in states across the country.
Joy Moses says the Supreme Court, with its ruling in Miller v. Alabama, has set a path to provide additional safeguards for largely poor and black youthful offenders.
Lucy Panza laments the decision by the North Carolina Senate to not compensate the victims who suffered this fate over five decades into the 1970s.
Inimai Chettiar and Will Bunting argue that the mass incarceration of the elderly is unnecessary and expensive.
Issue Brief Cory Welt argues that the U.S. Senate should consider U.S.-Russian trade relations and human rights enforcement seriously, separately, and simultaneously.
The Center for American Progress co-hosted an event last week on the judicial vacancies in Texas and the nation.
Sophia Kerby examines some of the most troubling racial disparities in our criminal-justice system and makes the case for a new movement for racial justice in America.
Video Sasha Lezhnev of the Enough Project, a Center for American Progress partner organization, explains who Joseph Kony is, what has been done to stop his brutal tactics and what still needs to be done to bring him to justice.
Ian Millhiser explains why the case against the Affordable Care Act won’t hold up before the Supreme Court.
Vanessa Cárdenas explains why states’ increasing voter ID requirements will prevent millions from participating in our political process.
An event co-hosted by CAP and the American Constitution Society explores the role of corporate money in the 2012 election season.
Recent Legal Progress surveys on constitutional rights have found that concern over corporate favoritism continues to be a consistent concern among American voters across the political spectrum.