Justice


Prison Terms for Parents are Bad for Children, Too

When the Trump administration defended its now-suspended policy of family separation, it offered various justifications, most of which boiled down to the following: The child’s suffering is the price the…

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House Republicans Grill FBI, Justice Leaders on Russia Probe

Republicans accused top federal law enforcement officials Thursday of withholding important documents from them and demanded details about surveillance tactics during the Russia investigation in a contentious congressional hearing that…

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Yes, Trump Has the Power to Investigate

The Constitution vests all executive power in the president. He has the authority to determine what matters will, and will not, be investigated and prosecuted by the U.S. government. This…

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Federal Judge Approves AT&T-Time Warner Merger

A federal judge approved the $85 billion mega-merger of AT&T and Time Warner on Tuesday, a move that could usher in a wave of media consolidation while shaping how much…

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Remembering a Horror of American History

Countless Americans, even many whose roots here stretch back for generations, are unaware of the fact that, within the memory of some still with us today, people were hung or…

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Monkey Trial on The Ninth Circuit

We live in a society in which the dogs of the rich often live better than impoverished humans, eating better food, wearing expensive, customized attire, even meriting burial in special…

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DOJ Looks Into How AT&T, Verizon Handle Defecting Customers

The Justice Department has opened an antitrust investigation into whether AT&T, Verizon and a standards-setting group worked together to stop consumers from easily switching wireless carriers. The companies confirmed the…

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Justice Department Proposes to Ban Bump Stocks

The Justice Department has proposed to ban bump stocks, devices that modify semi-automatic rifles to allow them to be fired more rapidly, making good on a promise by President Donald…

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