Supreme Court

The Georgia General Assembly recently made the mistake of outlawing abortion upon the detection of a fetal heartbeat by passing House Bill 481. Since heartbeats can be detected as early as six weeks into pregnancy, Georgians could be barred from ...

While most other democracies elect their heads of state through a popular vote, the Electoral College makes American democracy distinct. The president of the United States is elected by a body of electors designed to advantage the votes of those ...

This op-ed was written as part of a two-sided debate series. The opposing argument can be found here. Though I have no strong opinion on same-sex marriage, I do have a strong opinion on how it ought to be legalized: ...

This op-ed was written as part of a two-sided debate series. The opposing argument can be found here.  Through marriage, the state wields the power to join two people in a bond capable of lasting a lifetime and leaving an ...

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 ...