A federal judge in Oregon has determined limiting inmates’ mail to only postcards is unconstitutional, throwing into question the legality of a practice used for years in jails across the country.
In Shelby v. Holder, conservatives justices may seize an opportunity to scale back the Voting Rights Act, a 1965 law safeguarding Americans from discrimination at the ballot box
Everyone’s a critic these days, but defamation laws still exist in the Internet age
A recent vote in Congress continues to allow easy access to private correspondence
Voters want actors in adult films to wear condoms, but the industry is threatening to sue and shift production elsewhere.
The medical marijuana trade has set up the protocols for the newly-approved recreational version
The proposition is likely to pass but some experts say it may be flawed and may not be helpful to victims
Polls indicate the initiative has a strong chance of passing. But a DUI provision has pro-pot advocates steaming
You can’t smoke in most restaurants and malls, and those laws may be responsible for saving thousands of lives.
On November 6, Maryland’s ballot will ask voters whether they support a law passed last year that would give undocumented immigrants access to in-state college tuition if they meet certain requirements, including if they attended high school and if their parents paid state taxes.
The reality of demographics mandates a sharp focus on creating leaders from the burgeoning Hispanic and Asian American communities. The history of Vietnam tells us we need to keep that same focus on the African American …