Fifteen years ago, someone stole Dan Wheeler's wallet. That man was later arrested for a sex offense and booked under Wheeler's name. That landed Wheeler on the Washington state sex offender list, and state officials refuse to remove his name. A local TV station reports that the Washington State Patrol, which runs the database, can't remove an alias that has been entered into the system because the offender may continue to use it.
A newspaper staffed by the country's most famous journalism school says it shouldn't have covered a Jeff Sessions event.
"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.
The Eighth Amendment prohibition against excessive fines and fees applies to states as well, SCOTUS rules, opening a new way to challenge outlandish forfeitures.
Campus conservatism must take the threat of the far right seriously.
It's safe to say this guy would not make a good president.