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Chief Justice, members of the court, ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the White House thank you for coming to witness this historic occasion. In 1988 when Justice Kennedy got on the Supreme Court, he was very much in the vanguard of legal conservatism and he’s more or less stood in place as the rest of

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It mattered to me and to the folks here at GLAD, that we not simply wait to be on defense, but that we be on offense. The day the case was presented to the SJC, we were all sitting together… Bonauto’s argument before the SJC was one of the most moving experiences of my life,

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Yesterday, three judge panel voted two to one on the second circuit court of appeals to force Donald Trump to comply with subpoenas from the house of representatives and turn over all of his financial records that they’re seeking, including those from Deutsche bank. Now this is just the latest in a long line of

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JUDY WOODRUFF: A unanimous decision today from the U.S. Supreme Court today limits the ability of states to seize private property and impose excessive fines. The decision came from Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who was back on the bench for the second time since undergoing cancer surgery in December. Amna Nawaz has more. AMNA NAWAZ:

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JUDY WOODRUFF: The nation’s capital was riveted during the fall of 2018 after President Trump, for his second nomination to the Supreme Court, chose a 53-year-old federal judge, Brett Kavanaugh. What was already a bitter partisan fight grew even more so after a California woman, Christine Blasey Ford, charged that Kavanaugh had sexually assaulted her

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Freedom Rides are a dramatic moment that occurred at the peak of the Civil Rights era in 1961. They were a response to a law that had been passed. So in 1961, a northern group of civil rights activists called CORE, the Congress of Racial Equality, decides to test this law by calling together activists

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