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We cannot simply put the past behind us. The framework of transitional justice offers a promising path forward.
Tech companies have seen waves of worker protest, but they are still far from democratic. The remedy is to build and exert real forms of worker power inside the workplace.
Since 2014 twenty-seven states have adopted laws that aim to discourage boycotts of Israel. At stake is our First Amendment right to protest state policies.
A group seeking to ban affirmative action has sued Harvard for discriminating against Asian Americans. The core issues won't be resolved by statistics alone.
Andrew Gelman, Sharad Goel, Daniel E. Ho
We have surrendered the cherished value of “innocent until proven guilty” for the security logic that we are all “risky until proven safe.”
The cult of the higher judiciary had its limits long before the left failed to block Kavanaugh. Now the only progressive move is to reclaim democracy.
The Innocence Movement faces a perverse rhetorical puzzle: righting the isolated wrongful conviction only reinforces public faith in the system as a whole.
The Mass Bail Out at Rikers Island shows that freedom is a critical part of public safety.
We already know how Brett Kavanaugh responds to human suffering.
When it comes to fighting Trump’s regulatory agenda, it is the D.C. Circuit that will matter, not the Supreme Court.
In the era of digital neighborhoods, social networks embolden a new kind of racial surveillance.
Clarence Harlan Orsi
Trump v. Hawaii is not about religion. It’s about the president’s unlimited power at the border.
Elizabeth Shakman Hurd
The Supreme Court’s Masterpiece Cakeshop ruling continues a terrible trend of valuing businesses more than employees and customers.
Lawrence B. Glickman
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Joseph J. Fischel
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