The Man Who Recorded Walter Scott's Death Deserves to Be Paid
April 23, 2015

The risks are real, and protections are few. 

Ferguson Faces Its Future
April 03, 2015

Tuesday's election is the first since Michael Brown's death.

The "Ferguson Moment" for Latinos That Never Was
February 24, 2015

Why the Pasco police killing didn't spark a national debate.

Sonia Sotomayor Is a National Treasure
April 24, 2014

The justice's brilliant dissent didn't win out over her conservative colleagues. But its wise words about race and fairness distilled the issue in ways that will affect anyone who reads it.

The Case for Socialized Law

February 03, 2014

When a rich person can buy more justice than a normal person, it perverts society. Here's a radical idea for fixing it.

Sequestration's Latest Victim: The American Justice System
August 23, 2013

The country’s political class has been engaged in a rare bout of bipartisan self-congratulation of late over the growing consensus around the need for prison reform.