Jurisprudence
Jurisprudence

Is Texas About to Execute an Innocent Man?

Terry Edwards’ murder conviction is irrevocably flawed.

Jan. 20 2017 3:51 PMTrump Lays Down His LawIn a terrifying speech, the new president made clear that freedom and justice are not his concern.
Jan. 13 2017 7:00 PMBuyer BewareDonald Trump’s high-profile apparent merger meetings are a major cause for alarm.
Jan. 13 2017 12:54 PMRed Justice in a Blue StateOregon has one of the worst criminal justice systems in the country. These prosecutors are largely to blame.
Jan. 11 2017 9:29 PMWhat Jeff Sessions Doesn’t Understand About RacismIt didn’t end on the Edmund Pettus Bridge.
Jan. 9 2017 6:46 PMDeath to the GerrymanderHow Paul Smith might defeat unconstitutional redistricting once and for all.
Jan. 9 2017 10:51 AMBad LawA look at the terrible things Jeff Sessions did as attorney general of Alabama.
Jan. 5 2017 5:48 PMThe George W. Bush Advice Obama Should Have TakenHe needed to do better on presidential pardons.
Jan. 4 2017 7:14 PMHigh Crimes and MisdemeanorsDonald Trump appears determined to violate the Constitution on Day One of his presidency.
Dec. 9 2016 12:27 PMThe Left vs. the Electoral CollegeFinally, liberals are taking a page from the conservative playbook with these extreme long-shot lawsuits.
Nov. 21 2016 1:16 PMWill John Roberts Save the Supreme Court From Donald Trump?Maybe not—but he might.
Nov. 14 2016 4:59 PMRepublicans Stole the Supreme CourtDemocrats, don’t let them get away with it.
Nov. 7 2016 5:39 PMThe Woman Washington Never Figured OutFor Janet Reno, feminism was all about doing the job.
Nov. 3 2016 8:02 PMNot IntimidatedA court has gotten the Trump campaign on the record promising not to intimidate voters on Election Day. That is huge.
Nov. 1 2016 3:59 PMWho Watches the Poll Watchers?Trump and the RNC have goaded supporters into harassing minority voters on Election Day. Can the courts stop them?
Oct. 31 2016 2:28 PMAmerica Is Already in the Midst of a Voter Suppression CrisisWe didn’t even need to wait for Election Day.
Jan. 18 2017 12:51 PMHow Trump Will Reshape the Supreme CourtRead what Slate’s Amicus podcast asked one of Justice Scalia’s former law clerks about Trump’s shortlist.
Jan. 13 2017 5:54 PMJason Chaffetz Doesn’t Care About EthicsThe Republican in charge of government oversight wants to prohibit criticism of Trump’s ethical violations.
Jan. 13 2017 12:46 PMTime for Some Negotiation TheoryHow the Democrats can play hardball with Trump’s Supreme Court nominee.
Jan. 10 2017 9:05 PMTrue LiesThere was one moment in Jeff Sessions’ confirmation hearing that revealed why so many are so terrified of him.
Jan. 9 2017 11:52 AMDonald Trump Is a Sitting DuckZephyr Teachout explains how Trump’s business empire will undermine U.S. foreign policy, exactly as the Founding Fathers feared.
Jan. 9 2017 8:00 AMThe First Amendment on CampusRead highlights from a symposium about the state of free speech on college campuses.
Jan. 5 2017 10:53 AMRepublicans’ Dangerous Tax Reform PlanFundamental tax reform has always been a bipartisan undertaking. Until now.
Dec. 19 2016 5:42 PMHow Liberals Got the Electoral College WrongThey never should have promoted it as democracy’s savior.
Dec. 5 2016 3:56 PMActually, Paul Ryan, the President’s Words Do MatterTrump’s defenders say his lying tweets aren’t to be taken literally. They are sending us down a terrible road.
Nov. 16 2016 5:55 PMHow Painful Can Trump Make the Lives of Immigrants?The threats he actually will and won’t be able to follow through on.
Nov. 9 2016 10:02 AMWill Trump’s Rule of Law Be Our Rule of Law?The fate of the entire legal apparatus of government is in the balance.
Nov. 7 2016 5:55 AMChasing Electoral GhostsWe looked at 130 million ballots from the 2012 election and found practically zero evidence of fraud.
Nov. 3 2016 5:49 PMRoe v. Wade Is on the BallotAbortion rights are on the line in this election and people don’t seem the least bit concerned.
Oct. 31 2016 2:43 PMComey Is a Constitutional Lightweight, and Donald Trump Remains the Only Scandal Worth Talking AboutTogether they’re trashing not just Hillary Clinton but the rule of law.
Oct. 30 2016 8:02 PMWho Will Protect the Constitution?Donald Trump vs. Hillary Clinton, amendment by amendment.

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