Martin Luther King explained why they are "socially destructive and self-defeating."
Politicians' opinions about the maneuver depend on which party is in power.
Let's replace the names of Confederate figures with those of patriots who upheld America's ideals.
John Lewis' life was a testament to the power of free speech and peaceful agitation.
American Airlines Reportedly Accused a Black Social Worker of Kidnapping the White Child In Her Care. Now She's Suing.
Never mind the court order showing the child as a dependent in her care.
Justice Neil Gorsuch's majority decision offers a textualist argument for the ruling.
All that accomplishes is encouraging us to view our fellow Americans as enemies, to see ourselves as members of warring tribes rather than citizens of a nation.
Allowing schools and malls to reopen, but not places of worship, would raise civil rights issues
Psychiatric Hospitals Can Still Force Patients to Accept Shock Treatment. One Connecticut Patient Has Been Shocked 500 Times in Five Years.
Despite concerns about efficacy and side effects, courts are slow to act on behalf of patients who don’t want the treatment.
Gorsuch May Be Swing Vote in Decision Whether Civil Rights Act Protects LGBT Workers From Discrimination
Justices weigh textual conflict over what counts as “sex discrimination” versus what Congress originally intended.
Does the Civil Rights Act of 1964 cover sexual orientation and gender identity?
It’s the Trump administration vs. civil rights groups on federal protections from workplace discrimination.
With the Equality Act, Congressional Democrats Want To Redefine 'Sex' To Include Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation
Here's why that's a bad idea—and it has nothing to do with God's wrath, women's rights rollbacks, or locker-room predators.
Does current precedent forbidding discrimination on the basis of sex-based stereotypes apply here?
The former U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York unconvincingly channels Atticus Finch in his legal memoir.
Q&A with the co-founder of Institute for Justice about immigration, his legal philosophy, his battles with Sheriff Joe Arpaio, and that tattoo.
Meet the undergrad who is recovering the legacy of gay, socialist civil-rights activist Bayard Rustin while explicating Kanye West's conservatism.
As His Final Move in Office, Jeff Sessions Limits Use of Court Settlements to Reform Rotten Police Departments
Sessions was a staunch critic of consent decrees that forced police departments to reform unconstitutional practices.
Justices are being asked yet again to argue about wedding cakes and whether the Civil Rights Act covers discrimination against gay and transgender people.
..and other things I learned when I spoke at a U.S. Commission on Civil Rights briefing.
Canvassing the legal problems and practical effects of qualified immunity from constitutional lawsuits
Best known as the "father of Harlem," he was guided by the theory that free markets penalize bigotry.
Workplace Discrimination Against Gays Is Covered Under the Civil Rights Act, Says a Second Federal Court
A third court disagrees. The Supreme Court had the chance to take on the case to resolve the conflict, but it declined.
Suing to prevent such releases.
Accountability starts at home.
Lower courts are split on whether sex-based protections cover orientation.
How to think about gay wedding cakes, Fourth Amendment rights, and whether the federal government can ban sports betting. Plus: How will Neil Gorsuch vote?
In the final days of the Virginia governor's race, the Republican campaign lashes out with Trumpian crime rhetoric.
Court rejects Title IX complaint against University of Mary Washington over failure to ban the social-media platform from its campus
They "have their own language, leaders, and ways of talking to each other," says Reason's Paul Detrick.
"Juggalos are being fucked with, so we have to do something about it."
Comedian, civil-rights activist, food guru, and conspiracy theorist made America a better, more thoughtful place.
The Department of Justice argues that sexual orientation isn't covered unless Congress adds it.
Citing a backlog of complaints, the Title IX enforcement office pledges to prioritize case resolution over fishing expeditions.
If the decision holds, it would essentially add LGBT protections to existing laws.
This week's fake outrage confuses welfare spending with equal government protection and blames Trump.
An innocent person faces a 20 percent probability of being found guilty under a preponderance of the evidence standard.
SCOTUS unanimously upheld the ministerial exception five years ago. It's already being challenged again.
Senate Rules Like the One Used to Silence Elizabeth Warren's Criticism of Jeff Sessions are Dumb, Arcane, and Self-Aggrandizing
Senators should not be afforded special privileges shielding them from vigorous criticism.
Talking about racism won't end these problems
The Justice Dept.'s Costly Reform Agreement with Baltimore Police Explains Basic Appropriate Behavior
Are they 'fixing' the department or just rebuilding it from scratch?
Because limited government means having someone around when you're using the toilet.