On the Newsstand:Supreme Court

/ July 10, 2014 1:26 pm

Hobby Lobby: Privileging the Privileged in the Name of Religious Freedom

On Hobby Lobby and privilege

/ April 20, 2014 10:33 pm

Piecemeal Suffrage

When the right to vote is infringed upon.

/ March 26, 2014 12:29 am

A Religion for Our Businesses

On Tuesday the Supreme Court heard arguments for Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. The case addresses whether a business can be forced by the Affordable Care Act to provide its employees with contraceptive coverage when it is against the owner’s religion. The central question then, is this: do businesses have freedom of religion? Given that corporations are, in fact, ... Read More

/ February 4, 2014 12:42 am

Rebuffing the Crimson: In Defense of Massachusetts’s Buffer Zones

Real democracy, the kind of democracy that our constitution seeks to implement, requires more than just free speech.

/ December 2, 2013 5:11 pm

The Pervasive Danger of “Corporate Speech”

The Supreme Court could continue to confer individual rights to corporations when considering the challenge to the ACA's contraception mandate.

/ November 14, 2013 12:50 pm

Shelby County v. Holder

Ushering in the new era of civil rights.

/ July 14, 2013 9:33 pm


HPR writer Harleen Gambhir reflects on the politically tumultuous summer in the United States from abroad.

/ July 11, 2013 6:30 am

Left Fishing for Answers

The Supreme Court's decision in Fisher v. Texas is most notable for what it did not do.

/ July 5, 2013 7:44 pm

Answering Justice Scalia: On Governing Ourselves

We refuse to be governed by the past.

/ June 30, 2013 9:29 pm

Optimism After Sensationalism

In the first of a series of articles analyzing the recent Supreme Court decisions, HPR staff writer Matt Weinstein considers the Court's decision in Shelby County v. Holder and the political aftermath.

/ May 27, 2013 11:25 pm

Limits of Religious Freedom

Several hot button issues currently standing before the Supreme Court and Congress could shift conceptions of just how far religious liberty extends.

/ May 18, 2013 12:34 am

Beyond the Sensationalism

Narrowing the voter discrimination issues at stake in Shelby County v. Holder

/ March 19, 2013 1:58 pm

Is There A Roberts Court?

The Supreme Court's Identity Crisis

/ January 27, 2013 5:41 pm

Ted Cruz: New Messenger

Ted Cruz arrives in Washington hoping to change the GOP's relationship with Hispanics.

/ January 9, 2013 9:19 pm

Obama’s Judicial Philosophy

Barack Obama has been historically slow in nominating judges and surprisingly coy in establishing a judicial philosophy. What will be the President's judicial legacy?

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