by Caroline Cox
In the National Law Journal’s Legal Times blog, Katelyn Polantz reports on the announcement that ACLU lawyer Vanita Gupta will lead the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division. She is the first South Asian-American to lead the division.
ACS Board of Directors member Linda Greenhouse examines the exciting opening days of the Supreme Court in The New York Times.
Garrett Epps considers in The Atlantic how the right to abortion set by Roe v. Wade has eroded over the years.
In Hamilton and Griffin on Rights, Marci A. Hamilton examines how politicians can protect women and “nullify the effect of the pernicious Hobby Lobby decision.”
Jonathan Cohn writes in The New Republic that the Supreme Court’s decision to put a hold on portions of a Texas abortion law should make pro-choice advocates optimistic.