In its historic decision, the Supreme Court ruled that poor people have a right to a lawyer. But today, our system of indigent defense is shameful.
With Anti-Judaism, David Nirenberg has recast the debate about the origins and nature of anti-Semitism in Western thought.
A new report by civil liberties groups reveals self-censorship and decreased participation in community groups as a result of police hounding.
There is nothing in Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio’s record to suggest that he will reform the Catholic Church.
Section 5 is as necessary today as it was in 1965, when Alabama state troopers beat freedom marchers in Selma.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is continuing the city’s tradition of refusing to apologize for the torture of scores of black men under police commander Jon Burge.
If the Catholic Church is to change, the first thing that needs to happen is no pope, and certainly not an infallible one.
Amos Oz and Fania Oz-Salzberger’s Jews and Words.
Glenn Harris discusses the goals and tactics of Seattle's unique "Race and Social Justice Initiative."
Joseph Anton is a tale of betrayals: of free speech, communities, religion, marriages, personal convictions, friends.