by Igor Volsky Posted on August 27, 2014 Updated: August 27, 2014
A growing number of Republicans are floating another government shutdown.
by Alice Ollstein Posted on August 27, 2014 Updated: August 27, 2014
Take everything you think you know about how courts work, throw it out the window, and you'll get an approximation of the nation's immigration courts.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on August 27, 2014
A warrantless search of the human body implicates an individual’s ‘most personal and deep-rooted expectations of privacy’."
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by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on August 27, 2014 Updated: August 27, 2014
“Because I look Hispanic?” an activist retorted.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on August 27, 2014 Updated: August 26, 2014
One female detainee heard Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agent refer to her as an "animal."
by Ian Millhiser Posted on August 26, 2014 Updated: August 27, 2014
There's no subtle way to a federal appeals court's reaction to an attorney for the state of Wisconsin's effort to defend marriage discrimination on Tuesday. It was a bloodbath.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on August 26, 2014 Updated: August 27, 2014
The profile of a suspected bank robber was tall, black, bald, and wearing a green shirt. So was Belk's. And that's all the information police had to justify holding Belk for six hours.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on August 26, 2014
A federal judge just held that many gun buyers should be exempt from California's requirement that they wait ten days before buying a gun.
The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit is a very conservative court, but the panel hearing two marriage equality cases is likely to support gay rights.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on August 26, 2014
The problem isn't just Robert McCulloch. Local prosecutors aren't institutionally well suited to file charges against their own police.