Law

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Is an American Hero
She's staying put—and has some choice words for young feminists. An interview.
September 28, 2014

The feminist icon has some choice advice for other women.

A Dash Cam Didn't Stop This White Officer From Shooting an Unarmed Black Man
But it did lead to his firing and arrest
September 25, 2014

But it did lead to his firing and arrest. 

Gay-Marriage Hero David Boies Has an Infuriating New Cause
The Prop. 8 lawyer is helping a former Wall Street CEO sue the U.S., and it's costing taxpayers a fortune
September 24, 2014

He's helping the despicable former CEO of AIG sue the government. 

Obama's Legal Basis for Bombing Iraq Keeps Shifting
The 2002 AUMF is politically disastrous for the Obama administration
September 16, 2014

Rather than waiting for Congressional approval, Obama is using outdated Bush-era legislation to fight the Islamic State.

The Heartwrenching Court Cases That Inspired My New Novel
September 05, 2014

The best legal judgments form a neglected sub-genre of our literature.

Antonin Scalia Used This Wrongful Conviction to Defend the Death Penalty
September 04, 2014

Now that the accused are free, does he still think the death penalty is wise?

Is Revenge Porn Legal in Your State?
Based on this map, it probably is
September 03, 2014

Based on this map, it probably is.

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.

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