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David Cole

Leak-stopping -- or Leaker-saving?

David Tereshchuk | Posted 03.26.2014 | Media
David Tereshchuk

This has been -- officially at least -- one of those quiet weeks for political reporters. But members of both House and Senate are in this quiet time having to think hard about the uncomfortably hot potato recently tossed into their laps by President Obama.

Ryan Grim

Shocking Admission From DOJ On Weed | Ryan Grim | Posted 08.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Department of Justice is "actively considering" how to regulate interactions between banks and marijuana shops that operate within s...

Ryan Grim

After Medical Marijuana Mess, Obama's Prosecutors Face Big Decision On Pot | Ryan Grim | Posted 02.08.2013 | Politics

OAKLAND, Calif. -- In the summer of 2007, the owners of Harborside Health Center, then and now the most prominent medical marijuana dispensary in the ...

Today at the Supreme Court: Can Speech Constitute Terrorism?

Shayana Kadidal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shayana Kadidal

This morning the Supreme Court will hear argument in a case that asks whether political speech - writing an op-ed for, or teaching nonviolent conflict...

Health Care, Economy, War On Terror: Is Obama Delivering?

The New York Review of Books | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The New York Review of Books Obama and the Guantanamo Mess: A Way Out? By David Cole President Obama's announcement that the United States intends t...

The Lawyers Who Would Torture

David A. Love | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
David A. Love

Throughout history we have witnessed the ways in which societies compromise their legal systems to oppress the many, benefit the few, and sanction the unconscionable.

Ha! Would You Buy A Car Designed By OUR Government?

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Diane Tucker

Thanks to CEO Alan Mulally, Ford made a profit in the first quarter of 2008. What's more, Mulally saw the credit crisis coming and fought to get a line of credit for Ford way back in 2006.