Dorothy Samuels, a former member of the New York Times Editorial Board, is a senior fellow at the Brennan Center for Justice.
The instinct to punish judges for an unpopular or mistaken decision is alive and well and imperiling judicial independence.Dorothy SamuelsJun 12, 2018
Planned Parenthood’s new petition for high court review involves a state restriction on medication abortion nearly identical to one the nation’s top court ruled unconstitutional in 2016.Dorothy SamuelsJan 24, 2018
As the justices take up the Masterpiece Cakeshop case this week, a pithy amicus brief from First Amendment experts unravels the bakery owner’s free speech complaint.Dorothy SamuelsDec 04, 2017
A ruling for the bakery owner in the so-called “cake case” before the Supreme Court could inflict untold harm on gay people, true religious liberty, and civil rights.Dorothy SamuelsOct 18, 2017
The DOJ’s investigation represents a threat to leakers, whistleblowers, and robust journalism.Dorothy SamuelsAug 17, 2017