The Longform Guide to the Supreme Court
Stories about the cases that wind through the Old Supreme Court Chamber and the justices who have shaped its legacy.
To Have and to Hold
Sex, the Constitution, and the Supreme Court.
The Case of Sacco And Vanzetti
Analysis of the trial from future Supreme Court justice.
“An Odd, Almost Senseless Series of Events”
Every law student knows John Brady’s name. But few know the story of the bumbling murder that ended in a landmark legal ruling.
In Conversation: Antonin Scalia
The Supreme Court justice on gay rights, the problem with consensus, and the Devil.
On the Death Sentence
In 1976, newly appointed Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens voted to reinstate capital punishment in the United States. Thirty years later, he argued that it’s unconstitutional. Here, he explains why he changed his mind.
How Chief Justice John Roberts pulled off Citizens United.
How Neil Gorsuch became the second-most-polarizing man in Washington.
The Thomases vs. Obama’s Health-Care Plan
On the combined force of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and his wife Virginia, a Tea Party stalwart.
No one argues before the Supreme Court more than Tommy Goldstein.