President Donald Trump has nominated Judge Neil Gorsuch to fill the currently vacant seat on the U.S. Supreme Court. Here are five things you need to know about Judge Gorsuch.
President Trump has repeatedly said that his Supreme Court justice would vote to overturn Roe v. Wade.
Congress is not only trying to remove vital federal regulations that protect Americans and their interests from big businesses, but also block agencies from making new ones.
As states battle with municipalities over fracking regulations, oil and gas companies are spending big to elect the courts and legislatures that define the scope of local authority.
The Ohio Supreme Court ruled that municipalities cannot regulate fracking waste, but many of the justices who made this decision received large campaign contributions from fracking companies and fossil fuel interests.
Here are five things that Americans need to know about attorney general nominee Sen. Jeff Sessions.
This year’s judicial elections saw nearly $20 million in spending, and organizations funded by secret money played an important role.
Promoting equal, meaningful access to legal representation in the U.S. justice system is critical to ending poverty, combating discrimination, and creating opportunity.
Manipulated election maps undermine the basic tenets of healthy democracy, including fair representation and government accountability. Redistricting procedures should be reformed to ensure a system of representative politics.
Divisive rhetoric harms many diverse groups—including women, Muslims, and those perceived to be Muslim—and Americans must use their vote to speak up.