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.
It is essential to update the rules governing the Supreme Court to better reflect modern life.
The Supreme Court's decisions this term on reproductive health are a reminder of the need for proactive policies that protect reproductive rights.
As the Supreme Court’s decision goes into effect, the Trump administration must now allow 300,000 young people to file new applications for DACA, including 55,500 of the youngest DACA-eligible individuals who did not previously have the chance to apply.
Policymakers must prioritize placing public defenders, civil rights attorneys, workers’ rights attorneys, and legal aid attorneys on the federal courts.
Two of President Trump’s most recent judicial nominees demonstrate his disregard for those who need health care across the country.