We promise to keep telling the stories of legal changemakers fighting for our shared humanity.

Backstage at a Texas drag show, credit BRANDON BELL, GETTY IMAGES


Wednesday September 27, 2023

  • Judge rejects conservative activist effort to end diversity funding for Black women
  • The legal movement that wants to roll back the rights revolution
  • Meet the lawyers who want to ban drag
  • In praise of drag queens


Denise McNair, 11, from left; Carole Robertson, 14; Addie Mae Collins, 14; and Cynthia Dianne Wesley, 14, were killed on Sept. 15, 1963, credit Associated Press


Wednesday September 20, 2023

  • How do you promote diversity after the death of affirmative action?
  • Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson wants to make sure you never forget what happened 60 years ago
  • A celebration of KBJ’s first year on the Court
  • State Supreme Court court judges are the under threat
Pro-choice protestors gather in Mexico City, credit NAYELI CRUZ, EL PAÍS


Wednesday September 13, 2023

  • What happens now that affirmative action is dead?
  • What American lawyers can learn from the progressive legal movement of Latin America
  • The conservative activists who started a movement
  • The Supreme Court is coming after Americans with disabilities
Alicia Abramson, a Yale senior who is one of the two named plaintiffs in a class-action lawsuit against the university, credit Joe Buglewicz, The New York Times


Wednesday September 6, 2023

  • Students sue university to force better mental health policies
  • I was a SCOTUS law clerk. Their problem is over confidence.
  • A Black woman judge could lose her job for speaking about racial bias
  • The effort to impeach progressive judges
Illustration of activists including Anna Arnold Hedgeman, Dorothy Height, Pauli Murray, credit Andrea Brunty, USA Today


Wednesday August 30, 2023

  • I Dream of a world where prosecutors seek justice, not prison time
  • How Black Women fought back sexism and changed history
  • SCOTUS can regain our trust if it stops taking away our rights
  • The case for optimism about the Supreme Court
Violet Sage Walker, chair of the Northern Chumash Tribal Council, credit Karla Gachet, Washington Post


Wednesday August 23, 2023

  • This California tribe is fighting the legal battle of a lifetime
  • Fix Appellate Courts by getting more BIPOC students to become judges
  • The Supreme Court made me rewrite my college essay
  • The first openly trans male judge in US History
Sarah Gad after she graduated from law school at the University of Chicago, credit Benjamin Nawrocki


Wednesday August 16, 2023

  • Former addict is now a lawyer defending people like her younger self
  • Gen Z plaintiffs just won a historic climate case
  • SCOTUS too powerful? Then take away its power.
  • The power and legacy of our first Black Justice