The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit is often considered the second most important court in the land, after the Supreme Court.
The federal courts often must step in to stop laws or practices that violate the rights of minorities, and Latinos are the largest ethnic minority in the country.
On March 26, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a case challenging the constitutionality of California’s Proposition 8, a ballot measure that repealed marriage for same-sex couples in California by amending the state constitution to define marriage as between one man and one woman.
A new CAP issue brief discusses CAP's findings from its recent discussions in the Middle East, as well as what steps the Obama administration should take to lead in the region.
A new CAP issue brief discusses how the gun lobby has impeded federal ability to take action against gun violence—and what President Barack Obama can do about it.
The Ryan budget will have a significant and wide-ranging negative impact on communities of color.
The budget released this week by Sen. Patty Murray promotes job creation, the economic recovery, and economic growth—and it also reduces the deficit.
The federal courts play a pivotal role in the lives of gay and transgender Americans, often serving as the last resort in protecting LGBT rights.
Rep. Paul Ryan's new federal budget calls for unrealistic cuts that it doesn't explain how to pay for—and it would actually dramatically increase our deficit and debt.
Rep. Paul Ryan's new budget plan recycles ideas that the American people have already rejected.
A new CAP issue brief proposes that the world's largest economies set a target of generating 40 percent of their electricity from zero-carbon sources by 2035.
A new CAP report illustrates the many difficulties that LGBT undocumented immigrants face in America—and the policy changes that could help them.
It is essential that Secretary of State John Kerry continues former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's work to elevate the global status of women and girls.
Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Recep Erdogan's recent comments on Zionism are isolating, deeply offensive, and potentially dangerous.
A new CAP issue brief illustrates the economic benefits of offshore wind.