US Supreme Court

Nika Knight, staff writer
In recent media interviews, Ruth Bader Ginsburg has publicly decried the candidacy of Donald Trump for president, characterizing the presumptive Republican presidential nominee as a "faker" with "no consistency" and "an ego." Her unusually partisan comments earned some condemnation from centrist media commentators as well as Trump himself. In an...
Nika Knight, staff writer
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday affirmed (pdf) a federal law that bars those...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Demonstrators with the Moral Monday movement rally outside the state capitol building in Raleigh against the government's voter suppression efforts. (Photo: Stephen Melkisethian/cc/flickr)
The U.S. Supreme Court announced Monday that it will soon weigh in on whether...


Even as Antonin Scalia led his right-wing cohorts in trying to gut the Voting Rights Act, labeling it a “perpetuation of racial entitlement,” Obama and Congressional leaders unveiled a statue of civil rights icon Rosa Parks across town. The law was challenged by Alabama officials who argued "the problem to which the Voting Rights Act was addressed is solved.” Uh, right.