"When Obama took office," notes Dan Riffle of the Marijuana Policy Project, "he said that decisions in his administration would be guided by science, not by politics and ideology. It's very clear that marijuana's continued classification as a Schedule I drug violates that mandate." Jacob Sullum considers what might happen if the Obama administration moved marijuana to a less restrictive legal category.
It took a jury 26 minutes to decide that Jonathan Vanderhagen wasn't guilty.
Jonathan Vanderhagen believes a judge doomed his son to an early death. The judge says Vanderhagen's Facebook posts were intimidating.
A court ruled that officers did not have enough information to know whether or not stealing violates the Constitution.
Appeals Court Rejects Qualified Immunity Claim by Dallas Transit Cop Who Arrested a Photographer for Taking Pictures
Officer Stephanie Branch arrested Avi Adelman for criminal trespass even though he was not doing anything illegal.