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Judicial Bias

A Perfect Storm: Judicial Bias, Prosecutorial Misconduct, and a Death Sentence

Bennett L. Gershman | Posted 02.25.2016 | Crime
Bennett L. Gershman

Next Monday, the Supreme Court will consider whether the constitution is violated if the chief judge on the highest court of the state refuses to disq...

We Need Criminal and Civil Justice Reform

Carla DiMare | Posted 08.11.2016 | Politics
Carla DiMare

President Obama recently highlighted the need for criminal justice reform which complements the bipartisan effort to reform our criminal justice system. However, reforming only the criminal justice system falls short of what is needed.

An Essay on Divorce Corp., The Movie

Diana Mercer | Posted 03.24.2014 | Divorce
Diana Mercer

I finally saw Divorce Corp. Finally. After much banter on Facebook, a barrage of emails, a New York Times article, and the Huffington Post's own Paul Raeburn's review of the film, I finally saw what all the fuss is about.

Justice Thomas: Silent and Conflicted

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

Judges running for office and accepting contributions can all say I will not be influenced by such contributions, but does the public believe that?

Should Justice Thomas Recuse or Resign Based on His Wife's Conduct?

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

To my knowledge, no other Supreme Court spouse has ever placed a sitting Justice in this awkward position.

Why Judge Walker's Sexuality Doesn't Matter

Aaron Zelinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aaron Zelinsky

Reasonable people can debate the merits of Judge Walker's opinion, but his sexuality is not a valid ground to critique his legal logic.