Experts make judgments based on political attitudes that impact their reliability
Felix Frankfurter’s journey to the Supreme Court meant trading his Judaism for the “true democratic faith”
Fittingly, the justice shares a Hebrew name with the renowned commentator Rashi
A lesson in interfaith understanding from Colin Powell and Thurgood Marshall
Some paschal reflections on a human ritual practice
A decision about restricting religious services offers a window into the two tribes competing for dominance in the country today
Is it now a legislature?
Four important cases in the last sitting highlight the role of minority religions in defining our shared hierarchy of social values
Four decades ago, I witnessed the court fail to protect the religious freedom of employees. Next week, it may finally redeem itself and grant religious Americans the protection they deserve.
Introducing a new monthly strip
How Brett Kavanaugh’s legal philosophy let the perpetrators of a massacre escape punishment and set the precedent for Jim Crow
The court could have broken new legal ground to signal we mustn’t tolerate hostility toward any religious group. Sadly, it chose otherwise.
The justices didn’t quite settle the big questions pertaining to religious liberties versus LGBTQ rights, but gave us some useful clarifications regardless
The great progressive fighter became the first Jewish Supreme Court justice 100 years ago this month
A new biography examines the ground-breaking cases, comportment, and all-around genius of the country’s first Jewish justice
Bidding begins at $15,000, if you’re into that sort of thing
For better or worse, we must know. (And we found out.)
The scene outside the landmark tavern, just hours after the U.S. Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage nationwide