To stop doctors from fleeing the country, the Iraq government has resurrected a policy that Saddam Hussein first enacted. The government has barred medical schools from issuing diplomas or releasing the transcripts of their graduates. Doctors can work in Iraq with just a letter from a medical school saying they have graduated, but physicians say they are unable to work abroad without their records.
"You have a situation where a person owed $8 and lost their house. I mean, how is that equitable?" asked Michigan Supreme Court Justice Richard Bernstein.
A Michigan Man Underpaid His Property Taxes By $8.41. The County Seized His Property, Sold It—and Kept the Profits.
A state law allows counties to effectively steal homes over unpaid taxes and keep the excess revenue for their own budgets.
The Eighth Amendment prohibition against excessive fines and fees applies to states as well, SCOTUS rules, opening a new way to challenge outlandish forfeitures.
A newspaper staffed by the country's most famous journalism school says it shouldn't have covered a Jeff Sessions event.