Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) has good reason to be confident that he will escape felony charges alleging that he misused his veto power in a failed attempt to coerce a Democratic prosecutor into resigning.
The California Supreme Court's decision requires suspects to have a lawyer's understanding of when they need to invoke their right to remain silent and how they are supposed to do so in order to ensure that this right is preserved.
Through a rescheduling measure, Ferguson could permanently reshape its electoral landscape so that its leaders are chosen by an electorate that more closely resembles Ferguson as a whole -- rather than allowing them to be chosen by a tiny, overwhelmingly white group of voters.
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Judges have power because we trust them to do more than vote their political preferences. If they are unable to set aside their partisan preferences whenever the subject of Obamacare comes up, then we are better off leaving those decisions to people who are actually accountable to the electorate.