The Color of Law: Dear Justice Clarence Thomas …

More than 30 years ago, the late Judge A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr., whom we honored with a mural this week, urged a new Supreme Court Justice to remember the help he got along the way — a message with new urgency as the Court revisits affirmative action

By A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr.

The Color of Law: “Greathearted, Restless, Full of Purpose”

An oral history of the life and legacy of Judge A. Leon Higginbotham, being honored by The Citizen next week

By Malcolm Burnley

The Color of Law: The Rise of the Philadelphia Black Lawyer

A longtime legal legend created a detailed timeline of Black lawyers in America. Here, a look at how A. Leon Higginbotham intersected with that timeline — and made history himself

By Carl Singley

Listen: Ali Velshi Banned Book Club with Margaret Atwood

The prolific, iconic author of "A Handmaid's Tale" speaks with the MSNBC anchor about the increasing threat of American autocracy

By Ali Velshi

Guest Commentary: Guns, Abortion and the Folly of Originalism

The Supreme Court decisions on abortion and handguns are more informed by Humpty Dumpty than by sophisticated legal reasoning

By Carl Singley

Local Action!

The city has tried—and failed—twice before to pass local gun control. Is now the time to test the courts and state legislature and try again?

By Mark Dent

Still not here, still not now

Another Supreme Court decision paving the way for more local gun control laws still doesn't change anything in Philadelphia

By Stephen St. Vincent

Court Protects Philly Voters

How a historic vote means your voice will still be heard (as loudly)

By Stephen St. Vincent