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Florence v Burlington

Justice on the Rocks: The Demise of the People's Court

John W. Whitehead | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics
John W. Whitehead

In the end, the law means nothing if it isn't applied to human beings compassionately. The reason judges sit on courts is to do justice.

Strip-Searching America: Florence v. County of Burlington

John W. Whitehead | Posted 06.04.2012 | Crime
John W. Whitehead

In an age when the courts show greater deference to bureaucracy than democracy, making life easier for harried jailers trumps the Constitution. Consequently, any person who is arrested can now be subjected to a degrading strip search.