Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Razor wire-topped fencing is seen surrounding the Supreme Court of the United States on Monday, February 22, 2021 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)
Sotomayor said the troubling majority opinion was "fooling no one" in a dissent characterized as "extremely powerful."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks at the Cross Hall of the White House April 20, 2021 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Doug Mills/Pool/Getty Images)
"Allies of Big Tech, Wall Street, Big Pharma, the military-industrial complex,...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Vanita Gupta, then-nominee for associate attorney general, testifies during her Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing in Hart Building on Tuesday, March 9, 2021.
Every Republican senator except one voted against the veteran attorney and...


Minutes before the Derek Chauvin verdict, a white cop in Columbus, Ohio shot and killed Ma'Khia Bryant, 16, a black girl in foster care who was threatening another girl with a knife. Many details are unclear - it was reportedly Bryant who called police when older girls were attacking her - but goddamn why can't cops disarm a 16-year-old girl without pumping four shots into her chest within seconds of arriving? Just kidding. We know why.

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