As the Supreme Court Returns to Session, Young People Should Get Organized

To little fanfare (nay even one Buzzfeed listicle), the Supreme Court returned to session earlier this month on the first Monday of October, per its tradition. On the Court’s docket for…

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Fellows Launch Little Black Book on Courts

In the months after YP4’s Inaugural Courts Matter Training, fellows returned to their communities and strategized ways to incorporate a courts lens into their day-to-day work. As fellows reached out…


Hobby Lobby: One Year Later

By Christina Tudor, 2015 YP4 Fellow The National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) recently released a report listing all the ways in which the year old Hobby Lobby decision has opened…


The American Constitution Society Convention: A Reflection

By Christina Tudor, 2015 YP4 Fellow About a week ago I walked twenty five minutes to the closest Forever 21 in pursuit of a professional-looking jacket at a reasonable price….

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Reproductive Justice and the Courts: Reflections on CLPP

By Emma Halling, 2014 YP4 Fellow Early this April, I convened with hundreds of other reproductive-justice-minded individuals upon Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts for the annual Civil Liberties and Public…

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The Courts Have to Matter to LGBTQ Americans

By Erik Lampmann ’11. Cross-posted on the People For and Alliance for Justice blogs. Federal courts routinely hand down judgments that affect everyday Americans at an immediate, painful, and personal…

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Supreme Court’s Denial of Wisconsin Voting Rights a Motivator for Millennials

Cross-posted on the People For Blog. Written by 2014 YP4 Fellow Zachary Koop. This past Monday, the US Supreme Court made a troubling decision: it rejected an appeal to overturn…

Activists Hold Red Signs that Say Equality Now

YP4 Courts Matter Training

Over the next year, over 50 YP4 Fellows and alumni will participate in YP4’s Courts Matter collaborative campaign in order to learn how they can use courts as avenues for progressive change….

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The Supreme Court’s Attack on Working Women

Written by Beth Huong ’10 Last Monday, the Supreme Court ruled in two critical cases with major implications for working women. The Supreme Court ruled once again that corporations are…