Law

Guest Workers in a Strange Land Guest Workers in a Strange Land

Would a vastly expanded guest worker program benefit illegal immigrants? Just ask a guest worker.

Oct 26, 2007 / Feature / Deepa Fernandes

A Whistleblower’s Tale A Whistleblower’s Tale

Republican lawyer Jill Simpson was the absent star of Tuesday's House Judiciary Committee hearing on selective prosecution.

Oct 24, 2007 / Feature / Glynn Wilson

Killing Time Killing Time

After years of performing executions at a pace that scares the bejesus out of the civilized world, Texas has put the brakes on its machine as the Supreme Court considers lethal inj...

Oct 23, 2007 / Feature / Mary Mapes

Questions for Michael Mukasey Questions for Michael Mukasey

Elizabeth Holtzman, Nan Aron, Stephen Gillers, Victor Navasky and others quiz the Attorney General nominee on torture, the Constitution and the fate of Alberto Gonzales.

Oct 15, 2007 / Feature / The Nation

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

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