Millions of Americans have to go to work when they fall ill, a phenomenon known as presenteeism. But mandatory paid sick leave is healthier for us all
Little by little, governors, state legislatures, judges and juries are quietly deciding not to support capital punishment
Scientists are butting heads with the government over whether scientific openness trumps national security
A new ruling reinterprets the National Organ Transplant Act banning the sale of bone marrow. Will other human body parts follow?
Being fired for “gender non-conformity” is a violation of the constitution, an important court recently found
A new bill would lift the ban on automated calls to cell phones. What’s worse? You’d have to pay for them
After pepper spray and riots, how much more violence are we supposed to tolerate?
Our justices aren’t used to being second-guessed, but it’s time to demand more transparency in the highest court in the land
Can the Supreme Court protect us from GPS surveillance?
Is a new war on voters dismantling our democracy?
Using Taser guns on civilians can be unconstitutional, a new court decision has found
Anti-abortion groups begin a brazen campaign to make women listen to a heartbeat before they end a pregnancy
A federal appeals court has overturned a ban on soliciting work from passing cars. Is this unconstitutional, or do cities have a right to keep order on the streets?