In England, officials with the Islington Council have placed extra police patrols outside the Andover Estate and apologized to some of the residents there. Council officials say they accidentally revealed the names, telephone numbers, and other personal information of those who had called in complaints about loud music, verbal abuse, and other anti-social behavior to those they accused. Ten of those accused have been banned from the area.
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.
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.
Campus conservatism must take the threat of the far right seriously.