Law

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

Stars and Bars Stars and Bars

How did the American criminal justice system go so wrong?

Aug 9, 2007 / Books & the Arts / Daniel Lazare

The Protect Alberto Gonzales Act of 2007 The Protect Alberto Gonzales Act of 2007

Congress bows to Bush and passes a law that allows blanket data-mining of all phone calls or e-mail by anyone, anywhere.

Aug 9, 2007 / Column / Patricia J. Williams

Sacco & Vanzetti Today Sacco & Vanzetti Today

History sheds no new light on their guilt or innocence. But it does make clear that their trial and execution was an unjust and intolerable act of barbarism.

Aug 9, 2007 / Books & the Arts / Moshik Temkin

Data-Mining Our Liberties Data-Mining Our Liberties

Despite blistering criticism of warrantless surveillance, the Bush Administration rammed a law through Congress that authorizes spying on our calls and e-mails. How did they get aw...

Aug 7, 2007 / Feature / Aziz Huq

Dangerous Privilege Dangerous Privilege

We need a law to define and limit the President's claim of executive privilege, and should set a process for Congress to overcome it.

Jul 26, 2007 / Editorial / Aziz Huq

A Migrant Summit A Migrant Summit

Immigration reform may have crashed in Washington, but a very different discussion of the same issues continues below the border.

Jul 13, 2007 / Feature / Roberto Lovato

Mourning in America Mourning in America

As the Supreme Court rules public schools cannot take voluntary action to overcome racial inequality, what's surprising is the lack of outcry.

Jul 12, 2007 / Column / Patricia J. Williams

Pardon Whom? Pardon Whom?

Dear George Bush: Don't stop with Scooter Libby. Why not go all the way and pardon everyone unfairly held behind bars?

Jul 12, 2007 / Column / Katha Pollitt

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