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Classic Ann Landers Jan. 19, 2020

Classic Ann Landers

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

Licensed to Fail Jan. 15, 2020

John Stossel

People who want to work should be allowed to work. That includes people who once went to jail. With... Read More

The 'Prison Groupie' Syndrome Nov. 16, 2019

Diane Dimond

Here's a word from the field of crime I'm betting you've never heard before: hybristophilia. It's pr... 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

Look to Norway for True Prison Reforms Oct. 16, 2019

Daily Editorials

There are better ways to punish those who break society's laws. There are better ways to correct tho... Read More

A License for Outrageous Police Conduct: Qualified Immunity Protects Cops From Liability for Actions That Would Land Ordinary People in Jail Sep. 25, 2019

Jacob Sullum

When a police officer illegally arrests a photographer for taking pictures, can the officer be sued ... Read More

Move On Jun. 04, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: My guy and I have been engaged for three months, and we were planning to be married thi... 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

Transparency Bill Helps Public and the Cops Mar. 11, 2019

Daily Editorials

Transparency in government provides a major distinction between a free society and one in which auth... Read More

Short Takes on Charity, Kindness, Meanness and the Weirdness of R. Kelly Mar. 11, 2019

Daily Editorials

Keeping Josiah on the Move The thief who made off with a 3-year-old's prosthetic leg deserves all th... Read More

Missouri Could Soon Shut Down Its System of De Facto Debtors' Prisons Mar. 08, 2019

Daily Editorials

The Missouri House this week gave near-unanimous approval to a measure that would stop local court s... Read More

Protecting Juvenile Offenders' Right to Legal Representation Mar. 07, 2019

Daily Editorials

An all too common tragedy occurs in juvenile justice when young people accused of crimes are pressur... Read More

Relief for Victims of Pot Prohibition: Cory Booker's Marijuana Justice Act Highlights Moral Imperative of Automatic Expungement Mar. 06, 2019

Jacob Sullum

Cory Booker's Marijuana Justice Act, which he reintroduced last week, would rehabilitate the much-ma... Read More

Poem Inspires Teacher to Share Message Feb. 27, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: About seven or eight years ago, an older teen was in prison for illegal involvement wit... Read More

Wait Until You're 18 Feb. 23, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: My best friend and I are unhappy at home and at school, and we are talking about runnin... Read More

Not Separate, And Yet Unequal: The Criminalization of Black Children In Public Schools Feb. 07, 2019

Armstrong Williams

By the time the four 12-year-old girls' parents released a letter last Friday detailing the events t... Read More

Short Takes on Recent News of the Weird Feb. 05, 2019

Daily Editorials

Thank You for Your Service The American Civil Liberties Union sounded the alarm after a Hispanic man... Read More

High Cash Bail Without Due Process Violates Defendants' Fundamental Rights Feb. 04, 2019

Daily Editorials

If America's constitutional principle of justice had to be boiled down to four words, they would be:... Read More

Sex Offender Registry Afoul of Constitution Jan. 28, 2019

Daily Editorials

Michigan lawmakers seem keen on making important reforms to the state's criminal justice system, whi... Read More