Law

Where Is the Outrage Over Torture? Where Is the Outrage Over Torture?

The muted response to revelations of torture raises the question of whether Americans are truly savages or simply tone-deaf on matters of morality.

May 28, 2008 / Column / Robert Scheer

The Tortured Law on Torture The Tortured Law on Torture

Those confessions elicited from Gitmo detainees are proving legally worthless--and an enduring indictment of the moral bankruptcy of George W. Bush.

May 14, 2008 / Column / Robert Scheer

After Gitmo After Gitmo

America's legal and moral responsibility to innocent detainees is not more imprisonment, but a new life in the United States.

May 13, 2008 / Feature / Aziz Huq

Juan Crow in Georgia Juan Crow in Georgia

Immigrant Latinos live under a matrix of oppressive laws, customs and institutions.

May 8, 2008 / Feature / Roberto Lovato

Cruel and Unusual Punishment Cruel and Unusual Punishment

As executions resume in the wake of a Supreme Court decision, we are reminded that a life cannot be willfully ended without violence.

May 5, 2008 / Editorial / Billy Sothern

Justice for Sean Bell Justice for Sean Bell

Protesters decry acquittal of three New York City police officers on trial for firing 50 bullets at an unarmed man.

Apr 28, 2008 / Video / The Nation Video and Brett Story

Protecting the Rights of Millionaires Protecting the Rights of Millionaires

By equating money with free speech, is the Supreme Court defending the right of the rich to steal elections?

Apr 23, 2008 / Feature / Laura MacCleery

Can the Golden State Warriors Save Oakland? Can the Golden State Warriors Save Oakland?

The Warriors will miss this year's NBA playoffs, but they can still be winners by reaching out to at-risk youth in Oakland.

Apr 21, 2008 / Column / Dave Zirin

Rehabilitation, Resurrected Rehabilitation, Resurrected

This year nearly 700,000 inmates in US prisons will be granted their freedom. And in a rare act of bipartisanship, a new law provides millions to rehabilitate them.

Apr 18, 2008 / Feature / David Cole

Arms and the Right Arms and the Right

Two books dissect the contentious, confusing debate over gun control and the frequently misinterpreted Second Amendment.

Apr 17, 2008 / Books & the Arts / Daniel Lazare

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