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The Supreme Court Just Made It Easier to Sentence Children to Life in Prison

Progressives must challenge this cruel ruling, but relying on rehabilitative discourse to challenge juvenile life-without-parole sentencing could be a risky strategy.

Anthony Grasso ·

Supreme Court: Let's Make It Easier for Judges to Send Teenagers to Die in Prison

The judicial counterrevolution to juvenile sentencing reform is here, arriving in a regressive decision about a teenager condemned to life without parole.

Andrew Cohen ·

Justice Advocates Blast 'Dishonest and Barbaric' Majority Opinion by Kavanaugh in Juvenile Life Sentence Case

Sotomayor said the troubling majority opinion was "fooling no one" in a dissent characterized as "extremely powerful."

Jessica Corbett ·

Biden Creates Commission to Study Supreme Court Expansion, Other Reforms

"To restore our democracy, we must expand the Supreme Court," said Rep. Mondaire Jones.

Kenny Stancil ·

Arkansas Passing Near-Total Ban on Abortions Is Part of Larger Plan to Hurt Reproductive Rights Nationally

As the courts have become more conservative, state legislatures have focused more attention on total and early abortion bans, with the hope that eventually the Supreme Court will allow such sweeping laws to take effect.  

Elizabeth Nash ·

Gideon Concession to Collins Dashes Democratic Hopes to Oust Reviled Maine GOP Senator

The four-term Republican's win follows her much-maligned vote to confirm Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

Andrea Germanos ·

Sanders and Klobuchar Explain to Trump: 'In America, We Count the Votes to Determine Who Wins'

Their joint statement came after the pair led a Senate report last week summarizing what Americans should expect on Election Day and reinforcing Democrats' call for everyone to vote.

Jessica Corbett ·

As Trump Says 'Must Have Vote Total' on Nov. 3, Nearly 400 'Protect the Results' Rallies Planned to Fight Election Night Theft

"We think the likelihood of activation is high," the Protect the Results coalition says. 

Julia Conley ·

Unequal Justice: Trump's Supreme Takeover

If the president gets to appoint another SCOTUS judge, we'll be paying the price for decades to come.

Bill Blum ·

A Small Dollar Donation Isn't a Threat, Susan Collins—It's a Promise

Nice try, Susan, but you're wrong. The money I contributed to your opponent isn't a bribe, and it's not a threat. It's democracy.

Jackie McNeil ·

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