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The New Driving While Black: Walking While Looking Illegal

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 12.04.2011 | Politics
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

The war on illegal immigrants is akin to the war on drugs. The standards for conducting stops and making inquiries raise important constitutional questions. But beyond those important questions of law, lie the practical issues.

John Rudolf

Mexican Man Executed In Texas Despite Appeal By Obama | John Rudolf | Posted 12.01.2011 | Politics

Texas executed a Mexican man on Thursday night after shrugging off concerns voiced by Obama administration lawyers and a broad cross-section of legal ...

Rick Perry Accuses John Boehner Of Raising 'White Flag' With Possible Tax Cut Compromise

AP | JAY ROOT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who has positioned himself as a national figure on firebrand conservative causes, has criticized U.S. Hou...

Supreme Court Grants Stay of Execution of Henry Skinner

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

One half hour before Henry Skinner was to be executed, the U.S. Supreme Court stayed his execution. I cannot conceive what that same time period must have been like for Mr. Skinner.