The end of the federal government's War On Weed is approaching fast. No matter how the details work out, that much seems pretty clear at this point.
The McDonnell case will make it harder for people like Superman prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald, who are looking out for the integrity of the system, and the good of the voter, to do their jobs.
Read more in Public Citizen's July Health Letter On June 9, FBI agents arrested two former drug company employees for allegedly running a brazen sche...
If she were indicted between now and the party's convention, beginning July 25, it would be devastating enough for the tens of millions of Democratic voters.
OK. Tuesday's voting settled matters, whether Bernie likes it or not. Hillary Clinton has more than enough delegates to win the Democratic presidential nomination. But another key factor stands in her way.
May 4th was a day I'd been anticipating for some time. That was the day Assistant Attorney General Karol Mason, who heads the Office of Justice Programs in the Department of Justice, publicly announced a new agency-wide policy directing her staff to stop using "disparaging labels" like "ex-convict" and "ex-felon" in all their communications.
Black, Brown and poor communities across the United States deserve your commitment to "ensure fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans," this includes ensuring equity in education because the constitution does not end at the school house door and you do know Plessy v. Ferguson was overturned, right!
Can North Carolina really afford to post a police officer outside every public bathroom in the state to check the birth certificates of those who use them?
Positions of authority have a way of inflating people's sense of their own power.
Rather than disclaim charges of human fingerprints on stories that it publishes or links to, it should defend vigorously its right to include in its "trending" section any news stories it chooses. While disputing the critique that its story choices skew left, it should make loud and clear its claim of exclusive authority to decide whether, where, how and when to publish content.
Both North Carolina and the US Department of Justice sued each other within hours. Two lawsuits? Yeah. But the whole situation over the controversial HB2 law in North Carolina has been brewing for months. Let's take a look at how we got here
It's been a pretty momentous week in the history of American politics, folks. The Republican Party is going to nominate Donald Trump to run for the highest office in the land. Politics and entertainment are now one.
In the last year of his presidency, Barack Obama has become serious about criminal justice reform. The Department of Justice declared April 24-30...
We are a society committed to the principle of equal justice under the law and our system is based on the principle that the punishment should fit the...
Remember King George III? If not, thanks to Broadway, we can stream his tunes on the sublime "Hamilton" soundtrack for a little recall. Of course that...
Both cases involve nineteen year-olds. One is white. One is black. One comes from wealth. One comes from one of the most impoverished communities in America.