The elimination of the blue slip rule would allow President Donald Trump to radically reshape the judiciary.
The president has a record number of judicial vacancies to fill, and some of his picks come from the fringes of the right wing.
The president is taking his deregulatory agenda to the courts, where his judges will serve much longer than his administration.
A new bill pending in the Senate could make it nearly impossible for injured patients to sue for malpractice.
A new state law will make it harder to hold bosses and landlords—including the bill’s sponsor—accountable for violating civil rights.
Senators should demand diverse nominees for vacant U.S. attorney positions.
Federal judges have put the brakes on many of Trump’s dangerous policies, but the president has the potential to appoint more than 100 judges who will rubber-stamp his agenda.
Senators must ask Neomi Rao, the radical opponent of regulation President Donald Trump has nominated to head an office charged with reviewing and improving rules, if she will do her duty.
This week, Thinking CAP talks voter suppression and discusses the North Carolina case shot down by the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday and Trump’s independent voter fraud commission.
The Trump budget would be particularly damaging for Americans with disabilities.
The Trump budget would undermine enforcement of civil rights protections and access to justice while funding a policy of mass deportation.
Instead of trying to cut legal aid, President Trump should be investing in it.
After the Senate nuked the filibuster to confirm President Trump’s Supreme Court justice, the White House is now ignoring the historic role of home-state senators in recommending judicial nominees.
Watch a 100-second run-down of Trump's chaotic first 100 days.
The president already has 127 seats to fill on the federal courts, and his first nominees are conservative ideologues.