From Sacco and Vanzetti to Troy Davis, witnesses to crime scenes get it wrong too often. So why did the Supreme Court just make it harder to challenge such evidence in court?
Reporting on protests is no easy job—just ask the thirty-six reporters arrested while covering the Occupy movement. Do reporters have a right to gather the news?
The militarization of our police forces has turned a vital public-safety institution against its own people.
Brutality is an old problem, one that has worsened under the government of Luis Fortuño.
Clint Eastwood's cinematic exploration of the FBI chief's rise to power is little more than a comforting myth.
Occupy Wall Street has exposed a system that regards people as disposable, but not usually so literally.
Around 175 people were arrested during a concerted action to shut down New York's financial district.
At least 175 people were arrested during a concerted action to shut down New York's financial district.
As Seattle police chief in 1999, my disastrous response to the WTO protests should have been a cautionary tale. Yet our police forces have only become more militarized.
The police occupation of the Wall Street area has been hardly less massive, sustained or impressive than the Zuccotti Park encampment.