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.
William J. Astore: Just keep one image in mind: Republicans are Lucy holding the football, and you are Charlie Brown.
Nobody’s suggesting that Democrats should behave like Republicans, but it’s no longer “moderate” to pretend that the rules haven’t changed. In today’s world, a vote for Gorsuch is a vote for extremism over moderation.
Alexandra Rosenmann: Feinstein explained that Gorsuch is no “reasonable mainstream conservative,” but rather a deeply disconcerting “originalist.” But that isn’t the only worry Democrats should have about him.