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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

I'll Be a Little Smarter Jan. 05, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I'm 18 and a first-year student at the University of Minnesota. The fellow I'm dating i... Read More

The New Geography of Opportunity Jan. 03, 2019

Armstrong Williams

The Trump Administration announced in late December a major push forward on one of the signature fea... Read More

Enjoy the 'New You' and Forget the Past Dec. 26, 2018

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I'm 16 and will be attending school in another state next semester. For the past year a... Read More

Bill Designed to Solve Crime Problem Is Really No Solution at All Dec. 18, 2018

Dick Morris

Legislation nearing passage in the Senate will reverse decades of progress in reducing crime. Origin... Read More

Justice Is Distorted When Courts Turn Into Profit-Generating Centers Dec. 17, 2018

Daily Editorials

There is no legal or moral justification for rural Missouri counties to continue their policies of c... Read More

William Barr's Never-Ending War: Trump's Nominee for Attorney General Is Apt to Encourage His Worst Instincts on Drug Policy Dec. 12, 2018

Jacob Sullum

William Barr, Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general, believes the president has vast, unilater... Read More

Tattoo Removal Is Expensive Dec. 01, 2018

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I'm 17 and will graduate from high school in a few months. I will be attending the Univ... Read More

Think Crime Doesn't Pay? Probation-Monitoring Companies Beg to Differ. Nov. 29, 2018

Daily Editorials

They say that crime doesn't pay. But "they" weren't talking about the booming for-profit industry th... Read More

The Perils of Ingratitude -- A Thanksgiving Admonition Nov. 22, 2018

Armstrong Williams

Thanksgiving, America's homegrown national holiday, stands out for honoring the precious native peop... Read More

Alarmist Nonsense Should Not Stop Sentencing Reform: Modest Changes in First Step Act Are No Threat to Public Safety Nov. 21, 2018

Jacob Sullum

The federal sentencing reforms that Donald Trump endorsed last week could shorten the terms of 2,700... Read More

If Trump Wants Mexican Cooperation, Quiet Diplomacy Is the Way to Go Nov. 20, 2018

Daily Editorials

The U.S.-Mexico bilateral relationship is on trial in more ways than one these days. Tested by sharp... Read More

Death at the Tree of Life Nov. 02, 2018

Daily Editorials

The rampage in a Pittsburgh synagogue that left 11 dead has become so enmeshed in election-eve debat... Read More

The DOJ Should Not Prosecute Robert Bowers: The Federal Case Against the Pittsburgh Shooter Is Redundant and Constitutionally Questionable Oct. 31, 2018

Jacob Sullum

If anyone deserves execution, the man who murdered 11 mostly elderly people at a Pittsburgh synagogu... Read More

It's Just a Matter of Time Oct. 24, 2018

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I'm a young mother of two sons. When I was in high school, I took every drug I could ge... Read More

Trump Slams 'Very Unfair' Drug Sentences: The President's Comments Could Improve the Prospects for Federal Penal Reform Oct. 17, 2018

Jacob Sullum

Kanye West's literal embrace of Donald Trump was all over the news last week. The president's rhetor... Read More

The Reality of Young People Sentenced to Life Without Parole Aug. 25, 2018

Diane Dimond

Last week, I wrote about the plight of Pamela Smart, who, in 1991, at the age of 22, was found guilt... Read More

Free Valentino Dixon Aug. 01, 2018

Michelle Malkin

"If it wasn't for my artwork and God, there's no way we'd be having this conversation right now." I'... Read More

Second-Look Sentencing Jul. 14, 2018

Diane Dimond

Do you believe in second chances? To be more specific, do you believe in second chances for convicte... Read More