Leland Dodd is 60 years old, and he has been living in an Oklahoma prison since 1991. Barring an act of clemency, he will stay there until he dies. As he explains, he was sentenced to life in prison for "talking about buying some marijuana." Jacob Sullum highlights the laws that put marijuana offenders like Dodd in prison for activities that are legal in Colorado and Washington.
Jonathan Vanderhagen believes a judge doomed his son to an early death. The judge says Vanderhagen's Facebook posts were intimidating.
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.
It took a jury 26 minutes to decide that Jonathan Vanderhagen wasn't guilty.
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.