by Ian Millhiser Posted on January 21, 2015
Given the Roberts Court’s general skepticism towards civil rights claims, the future of federal fair housing law is probably going to look very bleak for victims of discrimination.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee & Alice Ollstein Posted on January 20, 2015
The official Republican Party and Tea Party responses alternatively ignored and attacked the 11 million undocumented immigrants in the US.
by Carimah Townes Posted on January 20, 2015
Since criminal justice reform eliminated New York City's mandatory minimum drug sentencing laws in 2009, there has been a significant drop in racial disparities in drug sentencing, in addition to a lower rate of recidivism across the five boroughs.
by Carimah Townes Posted on January 20, 2015 Updated: January 21, 2015
"“At a policy level, commitment means every one of your liberties is taken away."
by Ian Millhiser Posted on January 20, 2015 Updated: January 20, 2015
America's five leading proponents of more money in politics take up another campaign finance case.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on January 19, 2015
They were sent back to jail for years without having committed a new crime.
by Josh Israel Posted on January 19, 2015 Updated: January 19, 2015
Rep. Steve Scalise is not the only current lawmaker to have opposed the national holiday.
by Judd Legum Posted on January 17, 2015
The police were responding to a bomb threat on a preschool.
by Aviva Shen Posted on January 17, 2015
Police say the mistaken identity has "zero to do about race."