Will Civil Rights Protections Survive the Trump Era?

Representatives of NAACP and MALDEF tell a New Orleans conference they’ll fight any efforts by the next administration to turn back the clock on civil rights and justice reform —but they also hope they won’t have to.

For Trump’s High Court, Ivy Leaguers Need Not Apply

The president-elect’s list of 21 potential court nominees eschews coast-dwelling Harvard and Yale alums in favor of heartlanders with credentials from schools like Notre Dame, Marquette, the University of Georgia and the University of Miami. About half now sit on state supreme courts, and each is a committed judicial conservative.