This is exactly what the rule of law does not look like.
So the next time you find yourself thinking idly that there oughta be a law—against not giving up your seat on a bus to someone who needs it more, or playing loud music in a public place, or panhandling—stop for a moment and think again. Yes, such things can be...
Eric Holder’s notion that there is a fair trial to be had for Snowden in this country's cruelly flawed system is bizarre.
The use of the criminal grand jury process, and the refusal to indict, has fostered an atmosphere of suspicion that threatens to compromise our justice system.
After a year in which police shootings dominated the news, a movement has grown to dismantle racial disparities in the criminal justice system and particularly police use of force.
There’s a reason why they say prosecutors can indict a ham sandwich. It’s because they can entirely control the process.
We may not have control of a justice system that suppresses the people it’s supposed to protect, but we have each other.
"What chance do you give me?" he asked his lawyer, shrugging his boxer's shoulders. "You can see my verdict in their eyes."