Video With a vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court, CAP asked scholars, litigators, and thought leaders why courts matter to them.
Video Here, in two minutes, is everything you need to know about what is at stake in Zubik v. Burwell.
The fight over the vacant seat on the Supreme Court shows the importance of the lower courts and the high cost of Senate obstruction.
The reverence of Scalia’s right-wing acolytes illustrates how damaging the late justice’s Supreme Court tenure has been to civil rights and race relations.
The Senate's current judicial confirmations are moving at the slowest rate since 1953.
The U.S. Supreme Court has said that legislatures cannot draw districts based on race—but the North Carolina Supreme Court didn’t get the memo.
Report Nearly half of U.S. children now have at least one parent with a criminal record. We must enact policies to ensure that a criminal record does not consign an individual—and his or her children and family—to a life of poverty.
The Senate has created a judicial vacancy crisis, and everyday Americans are paying the price.
Issue Brief Judges and magistrates in some southern states are still defying the U.S. Supreme Court’s marriage equality decision.
Issue Brief Birthright citizenship—a key right under the 14th Amendment and now a hot-button topic in the immigration debate—is facing repeal efforts that are un-American and unconstitutional.
Report A new CAP report looks at the challenge of sustaining judicial diversity on the bench in the face of big-money judicial elections.