Racial and Gender Diversity Sorely Lacking in America’s Courts
Voters of color in Alabama and Texas are suing their states, claiming that they have no representation in judicial elections.
House Committee Ignores States’ Rights by Interfering with Exxon Mobil Climate Denial Probe
State attorneys general are investigating Exxon Mobil for fraud—if members of the House science committee do not stand in their way.
The Process Behind Turkey’s Proposed Extradition of Fethullah Gülen
Issue Brief The most high-profile extradition request in recent history may shape Turkey’s relationship with the United States.
Big Business Is Still Dominating State Supreme Courts
Report Many of the state supreme courts that have seen the most campaign cash—Ohio, Alabama, Texas, and Michigan—have voted more often for corporate defendants and against injured workers, consumers, and patients.
State or Federal Court?
Fact Sheet A guide to distinguish the differences and similarities between state and federal courts, and explain the challenges that exist for both court systems’ processes.
Voting Rights Victories Are Pyrrhic but Worth Celebrating
Courts have overturned several state-level voter suppression laws, but the cases should never have been necessary in the first place.
The Case Against Mandatory Consumer Arbitration Clauses
Issue Brief Federal agencies are looking to limit rip-off clauses in fine print that deny access to justice.
The Need for a Reflective Judiciary Demands a Return to Normal Order
Fifty-two federal judicial nominees are currently waiting for Senate action, underscoring congressional gridlock and the need to put people before politics.
Mitch McConnell: A Legacy of Obstruction
Inaction and obstruction by the Sen. McConnell-led Senate has delayed justice for millions of Americans.
Justice Still Waits: The Nondecisions of an 8-Justice Supreme Court
The judicial vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court has dramatically hindered the Court’s ability to make meaningful decisions on key issues, and an obstructionist Senate is to blame.
The Ongoing Battle to Protect the Precious Right to Vote
Americans are sick and tired of being sick and tired of waiting on Congress to act and ensure the right to vote for all.
When It Comes to Your Health, Whose Judgment Do You Trust?
Issue Brief The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Whole Woman’s Health holds implications for medical practice in the United States.
Update: Texas, Where Are the Judges?
Issue Brief Senators refusing to do their jobs to confirm lower-court nominees are leaving Texas to suffer from more empty seats on the bench than any other state.
Everything You Need to Know About United States v. Texas
Video The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments about federal immigration enforcement policies in United States v. Texas on April 18. Here is everything you need to know about what is at stake.
Why Courts Matter
Video With a vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court, CAP asked scholars, litigators, and thought leaders why courts matter to them.