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James Dimon, chairman and CEO of JP Morgan Chase & Co. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Maybe it’s not too big to face criminal charges after all.

A poster of Edward Snowden in Hong Kong. (Reuters/Bobby Yip)

He is brilliant, humble and idealistic.

Detainees

But the private prison company GEO Group is making huge profits locking up immigrants who are often guilty only of the crime of being undocumented.

Maryville, Missouri courthouse

Unfortunately, Justice Rehnquist’s conservative Supreme Court made sure it wouldn't.

JPMorgan

While $13 billion isn't chump change, it represents just half of the megabank’s profits last year.

Edward Snowden

Although living in exile from the country he loves, Snowden is warm, centered and engaged and follows debates about surveillance with a keen legal acumen.

Data mining

Mining your information for Big Brother.

How corporations seek to make big bucks off mass incarceration.

So why do many LGBT people, and others, feel so deeply about the need to have them?

James Joyce, 1915

A legal quirk enabled Samuel Roth to pirate Ulysses. Was Roth a copyright anarchist or a pioneer?

Blogs

And maybe that's perfectly OK.

December 23, 2013

The ACLU accuses Walker of “bogus appropriation” of free speech arguments to defend offensive acts by government.

December 23, 2013

Senator Ted Cruz admitted his opposition to immigration reform is guided by partisanship. 

December 23, 2013

The report from a White House review panel is a confirmation of pathology within the NSA, if not a perfect prescription for reform. 

December 19, 2013

This Thursday, we’ll deliver a petition with over 28,000 signatures to the FCC. 

December 18, 2013

Obama’s Review Group is about to join a federal judge in blasting the NSA’s data collection overreach, it appears.

December 17, 2013

Even if the NSA's spying programs are scaled back, surveillance infrastructure will continue to exist in the private sector.

December 16, 2013

Federal jurist raises profound constitutional concerns, saying the agency uses “almost-Orwellian technology.”

December 16, 2013

A challenge to North Carolina’s sweeping new voting restrictions will be heard in court next summer.

December 12, 2013

Becky Tallent’s piecemeal approach to immigration reform may appeal to congressmen, but will it ever appeal to voters?

December 10, 2013