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The federal judge is waging a one-man war on bank-friendly SEC settlements.

Yes, it humanizes the women held in Litchfield Penitentiary—but it laughs at the idea that they could change anything about their circumstances.

Cheney and Friends

Since 9/11, power-hungry political leaders have eviscerated the First Amendment—and we’ve allowed them to do it.

A new graphic novel documents the intense legal wranglings inside one of the most important trials of the Internet age.

Campus

Virtually everyone agrees the system is broken. But while some feminists want colleges to deliver justice, others argue it’s just not their job. Who is right?

Syringes

Do white pundits, reporters and TV producers have a no-snitch policy on exposing crises in the white community?

Bullet hole

Why we avoid talking about the one thing that might stop the next bloodbath

Robot

How treating smart programs as legal persons could change privacy as we know it.

UKIP

Labour has to lead the case for a modern, multicultural society that needs the skills of migrants to compete in the global economy. 

UCSB shooting

Our communities are bearing the brunt of gun violence while corporate executives reap the financial rewards.

Blogs

When liberals experience the trauma of a mass shootings, they feel from the bottom of our hearts: we need more gun control. When conservatives do, they feel: we need less. 

September 25, 2013

When the government is worried that you might abuse that second bottle of NyQuil, it’s not unreasonable to put limits on gun purchases.

September 24, 2013

The NRA‘s biggest red herring.

September 24, 2013

It’s time to do something about our national gun crisis.

September 23, 2013

The New York Times runs a correction about Navy Yards shooter Aaron Alexis’s attempts to buy an assault rifle, but the central question remains.

September 20, 2013

Under the deal negotiated by Gloria Allred, students get paid for remaining silent. 

September 19, 2013

What will it take for Congress to finally act? Probably not another shooting, even in its backyard. 

September 16, 2013

You can do everything “right” in America, but if you’re black, racism will always pose a threat to your life.

September 16, 2013

When one side of an election fight is led by conspiratorial maniacs with guns, it’s hard for the good guys to win.

September 13, 2013

 Intended to protect journalists who are compelled to reveal confidential information, the "Free Flow of Information Act" may not shield the reporters who need it most. 

September 13, 2013