When Justice Is Blind and Deaf

The verdict in the Zimmerman trial is an affront to the moral logic that makes up half of justice. 

The Withered Writ

Habeas corpus, the age-old means for prisoners to challenge their detention, has never been more restricted than it is now.

Today's Robot News

Meet Atlas, who may one day pull you from the rubble after an earthquake. Or babysit your kids, one or the other.

It Doesn't Matter Who Replaces Janet Napolitano

Despite being the former governor of a border state, the outgoing secretary of Homeland Security was unable to convince Republicans she was "serious" about enforcement. So will her replacement.

It's Not All Bad News with the GOP and Latinos

But it's still mostly bad news.

The Food Stamp-Out

House Republicans’ newest tactic to dilute one of the most successful social welfare programs in the country’s history. 

In the South, the GOP Is A-OK with Being the White People Party

In state legislatures in the South, Republicans aren't concerned about reaching out to minorities—just the opposite, in fact!

All the News that's Fit to Reprint

Aaron Sorkin's attempts to recycle long-mildewed news stories on The Newsroom—which begins its second season this Sunday—have grown modestly better! Sort of.

Coming to Do Good, Staying to Do Well

D.C. is filled with young, dizzying ambition. This Town wishes the old-timers knew better.  

Say Goodbye to Rand Paul's "Outreach"

It's hard to imagine he'll have success with appeals to African American voters.

If Republicans Want to Govern, They Should Try Winning Elections

Nullification through obstruction isn't an alternative.

Online LL.M.'s: A New Way to Rob Peter to Pay Paul?

LL.M degrees, once a rarity, are going to become a familiar face at cash-strapped legal programs.

How the Conservative Media Are Eating Up the Zimmerman Trial

It's all an Obama/Holder conspiracy, meant to keep the oppressed white man down.

Going Abroad With Dodd-Frank

Come Friday, the hope reformers once had that risky trades made overseas by American banks might be regulated is likely to be crushed. Democrats cozy with Wall Street are just fine with that.