Law

Justice, Bush-Style Justice, Bush-Style

GOP loyalists have taken over the Justice Department and retooled the civil rights division as a political weapon.

Oct 1, 2008 / Feature / Andrew Gumbel

No Exit: Laurence Tribe and ‘The Invisible Constitution’ No Exit: Laurence Tribe and ‘The Invisible Constitution’

Laurence Tribe's new book asks us to consider the "invisible" web of ideas that have grown around the text of the Constitution. But who's to say what it contains?

Oct 1, 2008 / Books & the Arts / Daniel Lazare

Justice Delayed and Denied at Guantanámo Justice Delayed and Denied at Guantanámo

The Supreme Court's ruling in Boumediene v. Bush affirmed prisoners' right to habeas corpus, but the government is stalling; and such delays may keep detainees imprisoned indefinit...

Sep 29, 2008 / Feature / Aziz Huq

In Arizona, Illegal Immigrants Face Federal Criminal Charges In Arizona, Illegal Immigrants Face Federal Criminal Charges

Massive workplace raids are part of a pressure campaign for guest-worker programs.

Sep 18, 2008 / Feature / David Bacon

Juvenile Junction Juvenile Junction

Can Congress build a platform to change America's juvenile justice system?

Sep 15, 2008 / Feature / Will Di Novi

Whither Capital Punishment Whither Capital Punishment

As a seven-month national moratorium on executions comes to an end, where does the student movement against the death penalty go?

Sep 9, 2008 / StudentNation / The Nation

Mexico’s Drug Problem–and Ours Mexico’s Drug Problem–and Ours

Drug-related violence tearing Mexican society apart. Is America next?

Sep 6, 2008 / Column / Nicholas von Hoffman

Fees for Criminal Offenders Create a Vicious Cycle Fees for Criminal Offenders Create a Vicious Cycle

As they serve prison time, offenders are slapped with fees they can't pay, creating a vicious cycle.

Sep 3, 2008 / Feature / Emily Jane Goodman

Sarah Palin’s Frontier Justice Sarah Palin’s Frontier Justice

Her appeal to a certain sector of the electorate lies in her willingness to take the law in her own hands--and use public power as a personal weapon.

Sep 3, 2008 / Feature / Patricia J. Williams

Radio Nation With Laura Flanders Radio Nation With Laura Flanders

The Nation's Bob Moser, John Nichols and Roberto Lovato discuss what progressive economic and immigration policy should be.

Sep 2, 2008 / Audio / Radio Nation

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