Last week a federal judge began to hear testimony in a class action lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the New York Police Department's stop-and-frisk program. Senior Editor Jacob Sullum says the suit makes a persuasive case that the program violates the Fourth Amendment because police routinely stop people without reasonable suspicion that they are engaged in criminal activity.
Jonathan Vanderhagen believes a judge doomed his son to an early death. The judge says Vanderhagen's Facebook posts were intimidating.
Navy Confirms Authenticity of UFO Videos Published by Blink-182 Frontman's Extraterrestrial Research Organization
The videos show a U.S. military jet's encounter with what appears to be a fast-moving, unidentified object.
Conservatives deploy state power to go after speech they don't like.
Many arms of government are unpopular with large swathes of the American population.
The U.S. incarcerates people for petty crimes at an alarming rate.