Law

The Hague Treats War Criminals More Humanely Than Gitmo Treats Its Detainees
August 25, 2014

How does life these two detention centers compare? Unfavorably for the U.S.

St. Louis Police Killed Kajieme Powell Because They Were Following Insane Rules
August 21, 2014

There had to be a way for police to preserve his life.

The Catholic Church Prefers Medieval Barbarism to Modern Abortion
August 19, 2014

Women can be strapped down and force-fed until their fetus comes to term.

Justice for Michael Brown Rests Almost Entirely in the Hands of This One Man
August 18, 2014

The most powerful person in Ferguson isn't a cop. It's the prosecutor

Obama Wants to Put Torture Behind Us, But It Still Haunts Guantanamo Every Single Day
August 11, 2014

The legal proceedings at the detention camp are torturous in their own right.

The New Racism
This is how the civil rights movement ends
August 10, 2014

This is how the civil rights movement ends.

Obama Is Right to Bomb Islamic Militants, But His Reasons Are Wrong
August 08, 2014

The administration is being both deceptive and narrow-minded.

Obama Is Legally Allowed to Enforce—or Not Enforce—the Law
Ross Douthat misunderstands the separation of powers
August 03, 2014

Ross Douthat misunderstands the separation of powers.

The Conservative Ruling Against Obamacare Is Legally Laughable
July 23, 2014

Judges should be capable of the same intelligence as a high school teacher who spots a typo.

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