Maintenance therapy proved its value half a century ago. We need it today to combat a rise in opioid use. But many courts and prisons cling to a Reagan-era “Just say no” mind-set.
Law and Justice
With Eric Holder leaving the Justice Department, Washington has a chance to get serious about prosecuting financial crimes. But what exactly has been the holdup?
How corporations became people you can’t sue.
Efforts to ban capital punishment are growing. But keep this in mind: the last time the Supreme Court tried to end the death penalty, we got more executions.
“Stop and frisk” isn’t just a reality in New York City. New data shows how police target African Americans on highways across America.
What happened to Jamie Leigh Jones in Iraq?
Why introspection was too dangerous for Washington’s bravest sleuth.
Meet the con artists who “help” immigrants with their visa problems—and who will get rich if Congress passes a “tough” immigration reform bill.
Why are U.S. Border Patrol agents shooting into Mexico and killing innocent civilians?
The ever-diminishing advantages of a career in the law versus the undiminished enthusiasm of law schools to mint new attorneys.