by Caroline Cox
In The Atlantic, James Fallows provides a profile of the late Mario Cuomo in which he calls the former New York Governor “the most accomplished and engrossing public thinker” of the recent generation’s politicians.
Steven Sanders argues in the Huffington Post that the Supreme Court should take up a marriage equality case.
In The Boston Globe, Jessica Meyers reports on an upcoming Supreme Court case about a Massachusetts panhandling law that considers how to balance free speech with public safety.
Hayato Watanable argues at The Hill that it is time to have an Asian-Pacific American on the Supreme Court.
Steven Mazie at The Economist’s Democracy in America blog discusses a North Carolina abortion law that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit recently struck down.
At the blog for the Brennan Center for Justice, Lauren-Brooke Eisen considers whether there are criminal justice reforms upcoming in 2015.