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.
One year after Hobby Lobby, state legislators, organizations, and for-profit corporations are using religious liberty to infringe on the rights of women, religious minorities, and LGBT people.
The record number of federal court judicial vacancies contradicts Pope Francis’ call for better governance and a more just society.
A D.C. group pushed voter suppression measures then spent millions to elect the North Carolina Supreme Court justices hearing lawsuits against these changes.
A ruling against disparate impact analysis would be a blow to the nation’s larger civil rights laws and to some of its most vulnerable populations.