It’s important to reflect right now on some of the more fundamental issues raised by Comey’s firing. Why do we have a federal police agency? How should its mission be defined? And, what kind of person should run it?
Low-income drivers in over-policed black and Latino communities are in harm’s way of such punitive traffic fees and fines — and are at risk of losing their licenses, vehicles and jobs.
“Tuesday Afternoon Massacre” firing of Comey reveals another big lie. Could it lead to Trump’s impeachment and resignation?
Democrats are right to be concerned that his dismissal will allow Trump and the GOP majority in the Senate to appoint a more politically pliable director who will quietly scuttle the Russia investigation.
Our clogged legal system creates overcrowded prisons, underfunded schools, and housing shortages.
At first blush, progressives who want a police department more responsive to the communities it’s supposed to serve would want to cheer that move, right?
Unless you are an attorney, a police officer, law student, or are in some other way associated with the law, you probably don’t know that one out of nine people on death row has been exonerated since the introduction of DNA evidence.
met Jeffrey Beauregard Sessions III once, in the early 1970s, when he was a confused young associate in an Alabama law firm, opposing counsel in an antitrust case which our side won in the U.S. District Court, the Fifth Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court. Was he really stupid, or was it just Jeff’s lazy […]
Staging a pro-Drumpf rally in this city known for progressive activism is no less provocative than Nazis in Skokie.
We intend, by one election or another, that Peoples College of Law will—after 5 years—once again have institutional accountability, a nurturing, supportive academic environment
In response to the egregious lag in family notification, Representative Karen Bass recently proposed a bill, dubbed “Wakiesha’s Law”, that would require law enforcement to notify families immediately when an inmate dies in police custody.
ne of the most fascinating and enduring consequences of the American form of representative democracy has been the strength of its governmental institutions
The nominee came to the hearings with an ideological judicial rating well to the right of Antonin Scalia, the late conservative justice whose seat he would be filling, as well as with the blessings of the Heritage Foundation and the Federalist Society.