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With their handling of the heart-wrenching Terri Schiavo case, George W. Bush and his Republican allies in tragedy exploitation were awash in the currency of Washington: hypocrisy.
As Jesus said to render unto Caesar
A portion of thy grain or of thy stock,
Our policy's to render unto Caesar
In hopes that he'll apply electric shock.
It seemed too bizarre to be anything but apocryphal, but, hey, I heard it on NPR: William Poole, a high school junior from Kentucky, was taken into custody and charged with threatening to commit
What about the 178 women who will be released from US prisons every day of the year?
Beijing Plus 10, the follow-up on the momentous 1995 Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, is opening at the United Nations as I write, and like other UN gatherings since George W.
For more on judicial nominations, see Garrett Epps's "Judicial Jeopardy: Questions for Nominees."
As an attorney with the Center for Constitutional Rights, David Cole represents Maher Arar and Ahmed Abu Ali in their civil cases against the government.
The immediate outcome of the Supreme Court's 5-to-4 decision in Roper v.
Questions the Senate should address to any Supreme Court nominee.
My friend L., a magistrate in Britain, is appalled by American-style
sentencing, which has taken hold there recently.