Nation Topics - Law
Crime Supreme Court Death Penalty Drug War and Drug Policy Guns and Gun Control Immigrant Detention Centers Immigration Increased Security After 9-11 International Law Jails and Prisons Lawsuits Police and Law Enforcement Police Brutality Profiling Separation of Church and State The Constitution The Courts
News and Features
A civil rights attorney reports from the belly of the post-9/11 justice system.
In 1914, a racist fiction helped sell one of the nation’s first drug laws; 100 years later, it’s still with us.
The president has made a step toward better oversight, but his proposals leave the agency’s system of dragnet surveillance mostly intact.
His disclosures were profoundly moral. Justice demands that all charges be dropped.
Waterboarding may have ended, but the US continues to torture terrorism suspects in American prisons.
At oral argument, members of the Supreme Court seemed suspicious that a thirty-five-foot buffer was necessary for safe entrance to reproductive health facilities.
The US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit ruled that the Federal Communications Commission lacks the authority to enforce net neutrality rules.
You can’t opt out.
The Federal Communications Commission’s new chairman Tom Wheeler announces efforts to “do things differently.”
Updating the Fourth Amendment has been done before, to address the invention of cars, phones and GPS. It’s time to do it again.
- Why Is a Florida Man Facing Life in Prison For Lending a Friend His Car and Going to Sleep?
- Thomas Piketty and Millennial Marxists on the Scourge of Inequality
- [LIVE STREAM] Thomas Piketty: Is Inequality Inevitable?
- What the French E-mail Meme Reveals About America’s Runaway Culture of Work
- Lewis Black on Why He’s a Socialist—and Creationists Get the ‘Cosmos’ Parody They Deserve
Facebook Like Box