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Anatomy of a Drug War Crime: A Deadly Raid Based on a Bogus Tip and a Fraudulent Search Warrant Affidavit Highlights Loose Police Practices in Houston Nov. 27, 2019

Jacob Sullum

Are you confident that police will not break down your door tonight? If so, it's probably because yo... Read More

Machinery of Death Needs Mothballing as Americans Sour on Executions Nov. 26, 2019

Daily Editorials

A federal judge last week halted the scheduled executions of four federal inmates, thwarting the Tru... Read More

Classic Ann Landers Nov. 17, 2019

Classic Ann Landers

Editor's Note: Hundreds of Ann Landers' loyal readers have requested that newspapers continue to pub... Read More

Let's Make Revenge Porn an Automatic Felony Nov. 09, 2019

Diane Dimond

Rep. Katie Hill didn't have to resign, but she did. She had not been found guilty of sexual impropri... Read More

Harris Shuns Like-Minded Crowd Because of Trump Nov. 03, 2019

Debra J. Saunders

WASHINGTON — Maybe because she's from San Francisco, Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris believes sh... Read More

If You Share Your DNA, Should You Expect Privacy? Oct. 19, 2019

Diane Dimond

Imagine a day when hardly anyone is able to get away with murder. Think about that. If there were a ... Read More

Facebook Needs to Face Facts on Criminal Behavior Oct. 12, 2019

Diane Dimond

Say you invented something that became so popular more than a billion people around the globe used i... Read More

If Trump's 'Bigotry' Is an Impeachable Offense, Why Did Obama Get a Pass? Sep. 05, 2019

Larry Elder

Of the reasons critics offered for President Donald Trump's impeachment, the one suggested by Rep. A... Read More

Criminologists Mislead Us Sep. 04, 2019

Walter E. Williams

John Paul Wright, professor at University of Cincinnati, and Matthew DeLisi professor at Iowa State ... Read More

The Ultimate Accomplice Aug. 15, 2019

Susan Estrich

He could never have done it alone. I'm not talking about his suicide. That he did himself. I'm talki... Read More

How Confirmation Bias Sends Innocent People to Prison: A New Study of Wrongful Convictions Shows the Problem Goes Beyond Misconduct by Police and Prosecutors Jul. 24, 2019

Jacob Sullum

Last week, an Oklahoma judge freed Corey Atchison, who had spent 28 years in prison for a murder he ... Read More

Do Sex Registries Really Protect the Public? Jul. 20, 2019

Diane Dimond

Sex registries are in the news again thanks to a couple of high-profile child sex abuse cases. (Thin... Read More

Jeffrey Epstein -- Justice Delayed Jul. 13, 2019

Diane Dimond

We live in a country where justice is supposed to be blind. Citizens expect that people who bad thin... Read More

The Staggering Costs of Imprisonment in the US May. 25, 2019

Diane Dimond

Guess how much our nation's system of mass incarceration costs each year? I'm talking about the taxp... Read More

A Common-Sense Ruling on Death Penalty Drugs May. 19, 2019

Debra J. Saunders

WASHINGTON — If there's one thing that tells you government in America is too big and unaccoun... Read More

Bring Prisoners Over to the 'R' Side May. 10, 2019

The Outlaw

Just last week, the Republican-controlled Florida legislature voted to impose restrictions on 1.4 mi... Read More

Rapists Go Free Day May. 04, 2019

Susan Estrich

He met her in an anorexia forum when she was 15. When she was 16, he lured her to his home, where he... Read More

The Myths Surrounding Rape Victims Apr. 13, 2019

Diane Dimond

Former Pennsylvania Prosecutor Kristen Gibbons Feden has a message for defense attorneys who represe... Read More

Not the Impeachment We Need Mar. 01, 2019

The Outlaw

Former fixer Michael Cohen's day of public testimony before the House Committee on Oversight and Ref... Read More

His Name Was Bobby Feb. 16, 2019

Diane Dimond

Now we have a name. After two agonizing decades, the "Boy Under the Billboard" case I wrote about la... Read More