by Caroline Cox
Justice Antonin Scalia pays tribute to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in Time’s annual list of the 100 most influential people. The magazine includes Justice Ginsburg in its group of icons.
Coral Davenport reports for The New York Times on the beginning of a multiyear legal battle over the president’s efforts to curb greenhouse gases.
Elias Isquith argues at Salon that the recent sentencing of Atlanta public school teachers for standardized test cheating illustrates America’s problem of over-criminalization.
At Slate, Dahlia Lithwick explains how new abortion bans throughout the country are not even disguised as efforts to protect women’s health.
In response to ongoing police reform efforts, Ta-Nehisi Coates of The Atlantic writes that the true problem in the United States is the mistaken belief that “all our social problems can be solved with force.”
At NPR, Audie Cornish discusses the challenges of police body cameras and how police departments are deciding how to use them.
The Department of Public Health and Social Services in Guam has refused to lift its ban on same-sex marriage despite an order from the Guam attorney general, reports Cameron Miculka in the Guam Pacific Daily News.