Whenever religion becomes involved, sophomoric stunts by 14-year-old boys become no laughing matter to the offended.
Seventeen states have introduced measures addressing backlogs. What about the others? Has your state or city take any action? Does your police department even know how many untested kits exist?
If you were reasonable, and the infraction was not reckless or dangerous to others, you'd usually get a break from me. Once. I had a long memory.
Rage has no brain. Rage doesn't stop to think about consequences. Rage acts first and thinks later. It cannot be "treated" punitively.
Obviously, the inconsistency in the League's response to certain violations of the NFL's personal conduct policy is becoming a serious issue.
If the "bad actors" are acting badly because of severe, or too many, hits to the head, shouldn't everyone, especially the NFL, want to know it?
The retroactive amendment represents a watershed moment in federal drug sentencing that will likely bring relief to tens of thousands of federal prisoners. To clear up some misconceptions on the matter, we're presenting answers to some of the most commonly asked questions.
Brazil is the world's murder capital. Its grisly toll cannot be put down to a so-called culture of violence. To the contrary: These preventable deaths are a result of policy failures. Brazil's violent crime wave can be reversed.
Using what you consider to be the ultimate pejorative word to describe someone critical of your work, Mr. Former D.A., is unethical, sexist, selfish and weak. Like most bullies are.
As a former prosecutor looking in, it's hard to begin. The criminal case against Rice was a no-brainer, a proverbial first and goal. But something was rotten in the State of Jersey.
Ray Rice should spend time behind bars and you shouldn't care what happens to his football career. It's irrelevant.
Maybe what victims really need is support and understanding from the media and the public, and some accountability and transparency from the legal system.
As long as we have the death penalty, we run the risk that the State will take the life of the wrong person. Little offends democracy more than the State killing -- or even almost killing -- an innocent person.
In the criminal justice reform arena, states have taken the lead. From rolling back harsh mandatory minimum sentences to decreasing their prisons' populations states are taking steps to be smart on crime.
No less a brainiac than Albert Einstein could have weighed in on the phenomenally ineffective efforts of American aviation and law enforcement to combat laser attacks on airplanes.
Rogue current and former dictators and global bribe-paying giant corporations are enjoying levels of impunity, which only encourage international corruption and money laundering. The G20 needs to use this event to forcefully declare "NO IMPUNITY."