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In his State of the Union speech this past January, President Bush
appeared to make a compassionate gesture toward children with
incarcerated parents when he proposed an initiative that would i
A few hours after Miguel Estrada withdrew his name for a judgeship on
the Court of Appeals for the Washington, DC, Circuit, a leading Senate
liberal was asked about the meaning of the two-year
The President claims he is doing everything he can to protect us. But
The attacks of September 11, 2001, ushered in a multitude of legal
transformations that restrict civil liberties in the name of national
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Kathy Boudin's parole from Bedford Hills Correctional Facility after
twenty-two years is welcome and overdue.
A budget crisis and a prison boom make the states a vanguard for drug reform.
Justice Sandra Day O'Connor's new book, The Majesty of the Law,
appears at a particularly auspicious moment. As the swing vote on and
author of Grutter v.
Bush's new appointee Karen Tandy has a professional history deserving serious Congressional scrutiny.
The hard lessons of Guantánamo have yet to be learned, while many of the old mistakes are being repeated.