Dying of ExcitementPolice often blame suspects’ deaths on “excited delirium.” Is that a diagnosis or a cover-up?
A Second ChanceOne judge just exercised his power to expunge a conviction and help someone start a new life.
Georgia JusticeThe Supreme Court will review a case of blatant racism by prosecutors. For once, there’s a paper trail.
Give Me Liberty or Give Me EqualityThe most important questions to listen for as the Supreme Court considers gay marriage.
Not All Must RiseMany of the people who will witness Supreme Court history paid a ton for the privilege.
SCOTUS Tries to Stay Neutral on Jerusalem, Passports, and Foreign PolicyWhich means a great big win for presidential powers.
Guilty Until Proven InnocentThe Supreme Court let a vicious Arizona law die, and conservative justices are furious.
You’re All OutA defense attorney uncovers a brazen scheme to manipulate evidence, and prosecutors and police finally get caught.
Only Voters Count?Conservatives ask the Supreme Court to restrict states’ rights and overturn precedent.
Don’t Answer That!San Francisco takes back a question that could have been disastrous for the mentally ill.
We Were Doing It Wrong: The Very First Political GabfestWatch Emily, John, and David review their inaugural Gabfest from 2005.
Bob McDonnell Tries, Tries AgainThe former Virginia governor, convicted on corruption charges, makes his case to an appeals court. The judges are skeptical.
Threats to LibertyConspiracy theorists worried about imaginary government oppression dismiss real government oppression.
“How Can You Represent Those People?”Hillary Clinton and other feminist lawyers are right to defend alleged rapists.