On March 30, President Obama commuted the prison sentences of 61 federal prisoners - over a third of whom were serving life sentences, for drug or f...
We could, of course, retire the Bank Whistleblowers United's Lemons title -- for ignoring or trivializing elite fraud -- by awarding it permanently to the Department of Justice (DOJ).
My daughter Noluenn was abducted to France by her mother in August 2013. Then 8 years old, Noluenn was born and raised in the U.S.A, and grew up in Ne...
It seems Americans trust their tech companies - led by Apple Inc. - to protect their privacy. They shouldn't. This trust factor showed up in a recent ...
On Monday, President Obama will visit Cuba - the first time a U.S. president has traveled there since Calvin Coolidge. It's an important step toward normalizing relations between the two countries, opening up important economic possibilities for Cuba and the potential for U.S. investment and influence there.
Last month, Huffington Post reporter Matt Ferner published an article proclaiming that Americans are sick of the 'tough on crime' era." However, the economic prospect of prisoners has been a part of the American justice system for decades, and it is still alive and well.
On February 13, the Supreme Court lost its most animated dissenter, Justice Antonin Scalia. His family mourns the loss of a husband and father; the country, one of the most influential judges in history and an intellectual anchor of conservatism.
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The San Bernardino terrorist suspect Syed Rizwan Farook used an iPhone 5c, which is now in the possession of the FBI. The iPhone is locked. The FBI wants Apple to help unlock it, presumably so they can glean additional evidence. Apple has declined.
There has to be a point in the evolution of consumer privacy (or its disintegration) where we can no longer lower our standards as fast as our situation is deteriorating. When it comes to our privacy we really have to stand firm -- and Tim Cook is doing that.
Earlier this month it was reported that federal prosecutors have begun to show evidence to a grand jury, raising hopes that Pantaleo, who was not indicted by Staten Island grand jury, might face justice.
So we must collectively ask ourselves, is the greatest risk to American security Muslims entering the country or hackers into our networks? Should we be focusing on preventing refugees from stepping foot on American soil, or faceless threats from breaching our Internet landscape?
Better discipline and training are part of the solution, but they are unlikely to make dramatic difference by themselves. To create meaningful change, we must look beyond officer shooters in high-profile cases like that of McDonald and Michael Brown.
Who amongst you has not anteed up for a book from Amazon? Admit it, even those of you who dream of publishing your own book have spent money at Amazon buying e-books or printed books for less than any competitor could afford to sell them.
For executives worried about being prosecuted criminally for their jobs, the environment has never been worse. The Department of Justice has announced that it is more aggressively targeting individual executives when it goes after corporations.
Correctional officers and their unions need to join the growing chorus to shut down solitary confinement in the U.S., not only to get on the right side of one of the major human rights issues of our day, but to address the long overdue subject of the well-being of workers in U.S. prisons and jails.