Supreme Court

Former U.S. President and Emory University Distinguished Professor Jimmy Carter said on Wednesday that he believes Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh is “unfit” to serve on the nation’s most powerful judicial body. The 39th president called Kavanaugh’s appointment “a very ...

Brett Kavanaugh is now a Supreme Court justice. There were a few key senators who could have prevented this, but they did not. The Senate, in confirming Kavanaugh, placed any of its basic ethical sense below political opportunity. We have ...

Of the countless ideals of the West, perhaps none is greater than the idea of self-determination. A belief in that concept is what sparked our rebellion against England, yet somehow, in the last century, we’ve managed to hand our dearly ...

A group of workers votes to unionize but are immediately fired and blacklisted by employers. Commodity prices shoot through the roof, driven by the consolidation of suppliers into unregulated monopolies. Gaunt-faced children in Appalachia scavenge for food, while elderly adults ...

A panel of four Emory-affiliated legal and medical experts warned on Sept. 24 that judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation could seriously endanger reproductive rights in the United States. The panel featured Roger Rochat, research professor and director of graduate ...

William Jack walks into Azucar Bakery in Denver in mid-2014. He approaches the counter, places an order, and in the process, he so offends the sensibilities of the management that he is outright refused service. When the incident was reported ...

Iran. Libya. North Korea. Somalia. Syria. Venezuela. Yemen. After the Supreme Court’s ruling in Trump v. Hawaii, individuals from these seven countries will be restricted from entering the United States out of a concern for national security. Debates about constitutional ...

University President Claire E. Sterk released a Tuesday statement expressing disappointment in the Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision to uphold President Donald Trump’s travel ban and vowed to “ensure that Emory’s doors remain open to bright, dedicated thinkers from all nations, ...

A photo of Professor Micheal Giles and former U.S. Presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter sits atop Giles’ bookshelf in the office he’s called home for the past 25 years, a captured moment that reflects his work with leaders of ...