by Caroline Cox
Nancy Leong writes in the Huffington Post about how the death penalty has become both rarer and more problematic.
In The Washington Post, Robert Barnes reports on the start of same-sex marriages in Florida and the Supreme Court’s meeting on the issue.
Jenny Kutner reports in Salon on the rising number of abortion restrictions states enacted in the last four years.
In The Nation, Katrina vanden Heuvel examines Justice Antonin Scalia’s recent comments on torture and the Eighth Amendment.
Adam Liptak writes in The New York Times about an article Justice Elena Kagan wrote 19 years ago and its potential influence on a Supreme Court case.