With a vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court, CAP asked scholars, litigators, and thought leaders why courts matter to them.
Justice will be delayed for millions of Americans if the Senate refuses to do its job and vote on a Supreme Court nominee.
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 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.
Follow the journey of a federal judicial nominee from appointment to confirmation, and see the many ways justice can be delayed along the way.
The Senate has created a judicial vacancy crisis, and everyday Americans are paying the price.
Judges and magistrates in some southern states are still defying the U.S. Supreme Court’s marriage equality decision.
State legislatures have traditionally handled redistricting, which has created partisan and predictable elections that discourage millennial participation in the democratic process.
A new CAP report looks at the challenge of sustaining judicial diversity on the bench in the face of big-money judicial elections.