The Star-Ledger reports that New Jersey State Police Sgt. Steven M. Jones stole 3,128 gallons of fuel from state pumps over a period of more than three years. When offiicals finally discovered he was pumping fuel into his personal vehicles, they did not file criminal charges against him. Instead, he was suspended without pay for two weeks then allowed to retire under a deal that forced him to forfeit accumulated personal, holiday and vacation time. He was allowed to keep his pension, but the State Police Retirement Board later reduced it to 50 percent of his final pay from 65 percent and revoked his medical benefits.
USA Today Op ed Making the Case for Abolishing the Constitutional Requirement that the President Must be a "Natural Born" Citizen
I coauthored it with Harvard Law School Professor Randall Kennedy.
Simply put: Republicans agree not to vote on a replacement for Ginsburg until January; Democrats agree not to pack the Court.
Democrats Scuttle Marijuana Decriminalization Vote Over Fears of Not Being Deferential Enough to Cop Lobbyists
If Congress is too afraid to vote on marijuana reform, how the hell are they ever going to pass policing reform?
If only that signaled a broader respect for legal limits on executive power.