As litigation continues over efforts to address climate change, it is critical that America’s federal courts include judges with professional expertise advancing climate protection policies.
Congress must ensure the federal judiciary reflects the needs and diversity of the people it serves.
The automatic clearing of eligible criminal records can help to foster civic engagement and build a healthier democracy.
Individual and collective accountability for the family separation policy is needed to hold individuals responsible, restore faith in government institutions, prevent further abuses, and provide appropriate redress.
The Biden administration can further advance its key priorities by restoring federal leadership on access to justice issues.
Americans’ civil liberties are in danger if Congress does not ensure that ordinary people can hold state and federal officials accountable for wrongdoing.
How the Biden Administration Can Reduce the Political Spending of Foreign-Influenced U.S. Corporations
Commonsense executive actions can limit improper foreign influence in elections.
Policymakers must ensure that state and federal officials can be held accountable in court when they violate the law and harm those they are supposed to protect.
The Biden administration can immediately act to begin renewing the federal government’s work to reform civil and criminal justice systems.
State and local elected officials are the key to ensuring that significant reforms are made to the criminal justice system.
Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination is President Trump’s latest attack on the legitimacy of the courts.
The Supreme Court must prioritize public safety over partisan challenges to valid public health orders.
Policymakers can diversify the federal courts by confirming more lawyers from civil rights and public defender backgrounds to the bench as well as creating pipelines of young attorneys from a range of professions for future judgeships.
The Supreme Court’s response to the coronavirus pandemic lacked organization and transparency, and it must be better prepared for the future.
The Trump administration has undertaken a sustained attack on the rule of law, but a future administration can take immediate steps to restore it.