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An Uptick in Granting Suppression Motions: Is Stop-and-Frisk to Blame?

Steven Brill | Posted 06.17.2014 | Crime
Steven Brill

So what do we have here: an increased number of decisions to suppress, but fewer incidents of public displeasure with those decisions. So are times changing? Has public opinion, and thus political and judicial policy swung in the other direction?

Sam Stein

Holder, Gates Raise Constitutional Concerns About Terror Trial Funding Legislation | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As Congress gets set to re-consider legislation that would cut off funding for terrorism trials in federal civilian courts, key members of the Obama a...