We are a public forum committed to collective reasoning and the imagination of a more just world. Join today to help us keep the discussion of ideas free and open to everyone, and enjoy member benefits like our quarterly books.
Its illegitimacy goes far beyond the war on drugs.
We must reject the legal liberalism that attempts to cordon off constitutional questions from democratic politics.
Critics say human rights discourse blunts social transformation. It doesn’t have to.
Amidst the January 6 hearings, the fiftieth anniversary of Nixon’s scandal reminds us that it has only gotten harder to hold presidents accountable.
How a new class of “salts”—radicals who take jobs to help unionization—is boosting the organizing efforts of long-term workers.
The language of universal rights can be a powerful tool for advancing social justice.
It is time to stop talking about Roe as the touchstone for abortion rights and to start imagining what law and policy can do to facilitate affordable and available services.
Going beyond constitutional jurisprudence as conventionally understood, some of today’s top legal experts consider the ways that legal thinking has bolstered—rather than corrected—injustice.
If conservative approaches have been well served by court-centered change, contributors to Rethinking Law consider how progressive ones might rely on movement-centered, legislative, and institutional change.
Vital reading on politics, literature, and more in your inbox. Sign up for our Weekly Newsletter, Monthly Roundup, and event notifications.