Atop the list of landmark laws that conservatives have never particularly warmed to are two that established fundamental rights for workers and consumers: the 1935 … read more.
Lawsuits alleging wage and hour violations are on the rise, but a case currently before the Supreme Court could tilt the balance of power … read more.
Right now former President George W. Bush, who appointed John Roberts as Chief Justice, must be having a Dwight Eisenhower moment. When Eisenhower nominated … read more.
The 1936 Republican presidential candidate, Alf Landon, based his bid to defeat FDR on repealing Social Security. In a campaign speech Landon promised: "We … read more.
As Duke Law School professor Jed Purdy explained yesterday in his sensible, humane and far-sighted take on the Court’s decision on the Affordable Care Act: … read more.
By a 5-4 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld most provisions of the Affordable Care Act. In the court’s most closely watched decision … read more.
Last week the activist right-wing majority of the United States Supreme Court --in a radical departure from well-settled jurisprudence -- further weakened the ability of … read more.