In 2013, President Barack Obama declared that "a dangerous and growing inequality" is the "defining challenge of our time." The president also said, "We need to set aside the belief that government cannot do anything about reducing inequality." He's right, but not in the way he thinks. Reason Science Correspondent Ronald Bailey reports that several recent economic analyses show that the best thing government can do to reduce income inequality is to get out of the way.
A newspaper staffed by the country's most famous journalism school says it shouldn't have covered a Jeff Sessions event.
The Eighth Amendment prohibition against excessive fines and fees applies to states as well, SCOTUS rules, opening a new way to challenge outlandish forfeitures.
It's safe to say this guy would not make a good president.
A Georgia Death Row Inmate Will Be Executed Tomorrow. New Evidence Says a Different Man Was the Shooter.
A witness and co-defendant is casting doubt on the testimony that sent Ray Cromartie to death row.
"You have a situation where a person owed $8 and lost their house. I mean, how is that equitable?" asked Michigan Supreme Court Justice Richard Bernstein.