Law

Faith-Healer Parents Who Let Their Child Die Should Go to Jail
March 02, 2015

And yet, most U.S. states have exemptions for parents who withhold medical care on religious grounds.

Making Christianity Our National Religion Would Be Terrible for Christianity
February 26, 2015

And yet, 57 percent of Republicans support the idea.

Why Is It So Hard to Prove a Civil Rights Crime?
The Zimmerman case reveals the limits of the law—and foreshadows the Ferguson outcome
February 25, 2015

The Zimmerman case reveals the limits of the law—and foreshadows the Ferguson outcome.

Will Congress Accept Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Challenge?
February 18, 2015

The Supreme Court justice isn't hiding her displeasure.

A Texas Judge Has Blocked Obama's Immigration Action. Yes, It's Political.
February 17, 2015

The case will reach the Supreme Court in no time.

Bill de Blasio Is Caving to New York Cops
What happened to the mayor's pledge to reform the NYPD?
February 12, 2015

What happened to the mayor's pledge to reform the NYPD?

Want to Stop Police Brutality? Start Disciplining Officers.
February 10, 2015

Ending police brutality shouldn't be left to the communities that are brutalized. It’s up to the cops.

Another Battle Begins in Ferguson—This Time, in Federal Court
February 10, 2015

Michael Brown died six months ago, but his legacy lives on in this lawsuit.

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