The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday will confront a difficult issue of statutory construction involving the language of the nation’s premier civil rights law.
The Court will decide whether discrimination because of an individual’s sexual orientation and gender identity constitutes discrimination “because of … sex” under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Under the American separation of powers doctrine, the U.S. Congress is the institution that is charged with making new laws. However, Congress, hopelessly mired in partisan politics, has made no effort to amend…
For much of the past few years, there has been a growing awareness of the threats that modern kleptocracy poses to the United States. This is especially true in the aftermath of Russia’s election interference and influence campaigns in 2016, when it became clear that the West needed a better understanding of the rise of kleptocratic authoritarian regimes, and their interactions with – and reliance upon – democratic governments for the types of tools these regimes require to survive.
Thanks to an expanding array of work from researchers, academics and journalists,…