After New Mexico cops launched an exhaustive exploration of David Eckert's digestive tract that found no trace of the drugs they said they thought they'd find, their boss insisted that "we follow the law in every aspect." The really horrifying thing about Eckert's ordeal, says Jacob Sullum, is that the courts might agree with Gigante.
Aggressive police tactics are likely to worsen the situation.
They're using their Second Amendment rights to protect local businesses from riots and looting.
The Supreme Court could announce as early as Monday that it's revisiting qualified immunity, a doctrine that shields rotten cops from civil rights lawsuits.
What happened to staying at home to keep grandparents safe no matter what?
That rate is much lower than the numbers used in the horrifying projections that shaped the government response to the epidemic.