We Need a Nobel Prize in Law We Need a Nobel Prize in Law

Those who serve the law in dangerous and original ways are deserving of the recognition--and the protection--that a Nobel Prize would bring them.

Oct 10, 2007 / Editorial / Garrett Epps

The Secret State of Torture The Secret State of Torture

After professing to abhor torture, the Bush Justice Department secretly authorized it. And the consequences for us all are grave.

Oct 5, 2007 / Feature / Tom Hayden

Taking Power Taking Power

America is sleepwalking into one-man rule. What can the Democrats do about it?

Sep 20, 2007 / Editorial / Jonathan Schell

Patriot Act’s Wide Net Patriot Act’s Wide Net

The Gonzales Justice Department used the Patriot Act to prosecute a gang of eco-arsonists as terrorists.

Sep 6, 2007 / Editorial / Ken Olsen

Reaganites Reconsider Reaganites Reconsider

Even staunch conservatives are becoming alarmed at the Bush Administration's unconstitutional expansion of presidential powers.

Sep 6, 2007 / Editorial / Charlie Savage

A Legacy of Torture A Legacy of Torture

The dark legacy of Alberto Gonzales--torture and a tainted judiciary system--will live on long after he leaves government.

Aug 29, 2007 / Column / Robert Scheer

Justice Denied Justice Denied

Alberto Gonzales leaves office with the Justice Department tarnished, the rule of law debased and our civil liberties significantly eroded. It now falls to Congress--and the next P...

Aug 27, 2007 / Editorial / Aziz Huq

Locked Up in New Orleans Locked Up in New Orleans

In response to a crime wave, police are imprisoning a record number of nonviolent offenders.

Aug 23, 2007 / Feature / Robin Templeton

Bush’s Immigration Clampdown Crimped Bush’s Immigration Clampdown Crimped

A federal judge in San Francisco has put on hold new Homeland Security regulations designed to crack down on illegal immigrants in the workplace.

Aug 22, 2007 / Feature / David Bacon

The Real Lesson of the Padilla Conviction The Real Lesson of the Padilla Conviction

If it had followed the rule of law from the outset, the Bush Administration could have brought many terrorists to justice by now.

Aug 18, 2007 / Editorial / David Cole