Category: Newsbrief

Lina Hidalgo, credit Vogue


Wednesday May 31, 2023

  • The most powerful progressive is a 32 year Latina judge from Texas

  • The first ever Black woman was just confirmed to the Eleventh Circuit

  • SCOTUS’s newest opinion would bring back child labor

  • Law students say UC Law SF ignored racism complaints

Illustration of SCOTUS building Credit POLITICO illustration, Photo by iStock


Wednesday May 24, 2023

  • The censorship of diversity is a temper tantrum of white guilt
  • The fate of affirmative action
  • SCOTUS is hiding its most importance decisions from you
  • How the conservative legal movement succeeded beyond their wildest dreams
Protest outside Supreme Court, credit Balls and Strikes


Wednesday May 17, 2023

  • The end of affirmative action will leave Black patients to suffer
  • Federal judge has a pointed message about race for the Supreme Court
  • Angry moms with lawyers vs the conservative legal movement
  • The most ambitious reparations plan ever proposed
Justice Thomas, Credit New York Times, Mark Peterson, Redux


Wednesday May 10, 2023

  • How to embrace your intersectional identities
  • We might not have a progressive SCOTUS until 2065
  • Justice Thomas should be charged with federal crimes
  • Prosecutor doesn’t want to execute a (likely) innocent man, but the court won’t let him
Photo of lady justice wearing a crown. Illustration by Slate, Photos by Getty Images Plus


Wednesday May 3, 2023

  • The tribal lawyers winning back rights
  • Meet the conservative legal movement’s best friend
  • Chief Justice Roberts thinks SCOTUS should be exempt from oversight
  • Prominent retired judge calls for SCOTUS ethics rules
Staton with his brother Reggie after he was accepted to Harvard Law School in March 2020, credit Washington Post


Wednesday April 26, 2023

  • From custodian to Harvard Law Grad
  • What law schools get wrong about public interest careers
  • The right wing lawyers trying to suppress the student vote
  • The plan to end abortion, everywhere regardless of what voters want