The Maybot and the Marxist
A stubborn prime minister and an intransigent opposition leader have brought British politics to a standstill. Parliament is poised to seize control of the Brexit process, but that doesn’t necessarily mean a referendum rerun.
Brazil’s judiciary will be a major check on the country’s far-right president-elect.
Last Call for Hong Kong’s Rule of Law
Trying protest leaders fairly would show the city still has a fair justice system.
The Prophet Mohammed Doesn’t Need Courts to Protect Him
European courts are trying to support Muslims—but will only stoke Islamophobia.
The War Over War Powers Heats Up in Congress
A top Middle East diplomat’s confirmation has been blocked in the Senate as new Syria strikes loom.
In India, Still Unfurling the Rainbow Flag
New Delhi may have decriminalized homosexuality on the books. Now it needs to destigmatize it in people’s minds.
Sex Is India’s Last Colonial Burden
India’s Supreme Court is finally ditching antiquated laws on gay sex.
Macron’s Fake News Solution Is a Problem
A new French law aims to separate truth from fiction, but it will mostly just give the government more control over the media.
Who Can Challenge the No-Fly List?
A prominent Pakistani doctor suspects he is on the no-fly list. He’s demanding the right to find out why.
Only the Law Can Stop Duterte’s Murderous War on Drugs
Local lawyers are fighting to hold the Philippine government accountable. To win, they need international human rights groups to give them more help.
Is a Court Case in Texas the First Prosecution of a ‘Black Identity Extremist’?
The FBI is looking for terrorists. Civil rights advocates say it is targeting people engaged in free speech.
Corruption Is Mexico’s Original Sin
Personal enrichment has always been central to Mexico's political system — and only a revolution can change that.
America Is Nowhere Near a Constitutional Crisis
Even if Donald Trump fires Robert Mueller, the country's constitutional system still wouldn't be threatened.
Federal Court Vacancies Are a Crisis. Military Judges Are the Solution.
A modest proposal to solve a growing problem in America’s judicial system.
America Is Heading for an Unprecedented Constitutional Crisis
The Republican Party is ready to serve as an accomplice to obstruction of justice.
Flynn’s Lies Are Just the Latest in a Series
The former national security adviser's plea deal must be understood in the context of various deceits by the president and his associates.
Russian Billionaire Files Application Seeking Testimony of British Spy Behind Trump Dossier
Documents filed in a British court are the latest move in a complex international legal battle.
How Far Must Trump ‘Unravel’ Before the 25th Amendment Kicks In?
The constitutional amendment on presidential disabilities could pose a real threat to Trump. But that shouldn't give his opponents solace.