The ever-diminishing advantages of a career in the law versus the undiminished enthusiasm of law schools to mint new attorneys.
Law and Justice
Even if every convict were rightly sentenced, America’s vast, racially skewed incarceration system would still be morally indefensible.
African Americans suffer from high rates of incarceration and crime. Here’s how to drastically reduce both.
How racial prejudice in America has changed in the last sixty years.
Right-wing operatives have decided that prisons are a lot like schools: hugely expensive, inefficient, and in need of root-and-branch reform. Is this how progress will happen in a hyper-polarized world?
How the poor used to live.
John Paul Stevens’s Supreme Court tenure was marked by the firm belief that absolutism had no place on the bench.
A tech-savvy Marine who made too much noise, helped save the lives of countless troops in Iraq, and paid with his career.
Why flogging is more humane than prison.
There aren’t nearly enough counterterrorism experts to instruct all of America’s police.
So we got these guys instead.