When Chilean authorities found white powder in Fernando Vasquez's luggage, he told them it was talcum for his feet. A field test for drugs came back negative. But they hauled the Bolivian man off to jail anyway. He spent two months in jail before they got around to doing more extensive tests on the powder. Turns out, he was telling the truth.
If politicians are going to paint their opponents as illegitimate, they should be prepared to receive the same treatment in return.
Journalists and pundits who frantically doubled down on their initial bad takes deserve more criticism.
It’s an attempt to bypass Fourth and Fifth Amendment protections by insisting it’s not an arrest.
A class-action lawsuit is now challenging the DEA's habit of seizing large amounts of cash from travelers without evidence of any crime.
Sex offender registries are cruel and unjust.