The 1994 crime bill turned crimes like carjacking into capital offenses—with expensive and discriminatory results.
At the end of the day, the will of the people matters more than the will of the Court.
With the race for president a fading memory, Americans might think they wouldn’t have to hear about swing states again until the next election. But the reason we had to hear so much about such states during the presidential campaign – their outsized influence – has generated calls for reform. Two ideas are competing. One… Read more »
The next time you read a story about the strategy of the candidates in this year’s presidential election, before you get caught up in whether the Ron Paul-aligned Republican party in Nevada will affect Mitt Romney’s ability to win that state or whether the selection of Paul Ryan as a vice-presidential candidate will hurt Barack… Read more »