Several groups urging the Supreme Court to overturn New York’s virtual ban on bearing arms emphasize the policy’s racist roots and racially disproportionate impact.
The Government Has Struggled To Resettle Evacuated Afghans. A New Program Will Let Private Citizens Pick Up the Slack.
With tens of thousands of Afghans awaiting assistance, the initiative will capitalize on local knowledge and turn resettlement into a bottom-up process.
Imposing a wealth tax may not even be among the enumerated powers of Congress.
The myth of the candy poisoner
This Woman Served 11 Years in Prison on a Marijuana Charge. She's Been Sent Back Over a Clerical Error.
Raquel Esquivel, convicted of a nonviolent drug offense in 2009, was put on home confinement during COVID-19.
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Montana Supreme Court Unanimously Overturns a Pot Conviction, Saying Cops Stopped the Defendant for No Good Reason
Cops thought Hoang Vinh Pham, who received a 15-year prison sentence, was suspicious because he stared at a police van full of marijuana.
When "protecting users' safety" actually means the opposite
30 years after the collapse of the Soviet Union, its greatest—and last—chess champion reflects on the awful system that produced him.
The bill could provide much-needed assistance to students who would otherwise fall through the cracks.
Carrying this archaeologists' accessory in the city's downtown without government permission is now a misdemeanor.
"The plaintiffs failed to make out a plausible claim that the Pulse massacre was an act of 'international terrorism' as that term is defined in the ATA."
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No matter what the public wants, crises typically leave the state more powerful.
The Open Restaurants Program spared much of New York's restaurant industry from the ravages of COVID-19 shutdowns.
Once Upon a Time in Shaolin, formerly owned by Martin Shkreli, was auctioned off by the government and bought by the blockchain/art enthusiasts at PleasrDAO.
The Minnesota Supreme Court Rejects the Legal Theory Underlying a Murder Charge Against Derek Chauvin
The ruling won't help him much, because he also was convicted of a more serious charge, based on a "particularly weird" form of the felony murder doctrine.
The justices will hear United States v. Texas and Whole Woman’s Health v. Jackson on November 1.
Legislating with budget gimmicks is shameful, timid, risky, and opportunistic. Mostly, though, it's really expensive.
Indiana Woman Must Shut Down Business After County Officials Determine Her Farm Isn't Zoned for Commercial Goat Yoga or Goat Snuggling
Jordan Stevens' application to legalize her Happy Goat Lucky Yoga business was denied by Hamilton County's Board of Zoning Appeals last month.
The Texas law “could just as easily be used by other States to restrict First or Second Amendment rights,” the Firearms Policy Coalition tells SCOTUS.
Dispatching a state trooper to a hospital seems a bit excessive.
Just like the characters, this short-lived sci-fi show makes a mysterious return years later.
Track and field equipment and salaries for custodians are among the goods and services school districts purchased with COVID-19 relief money. Figuring out what they did with the rest of it remains difficult.
This is Denis Villeneuve's movie, but it's fully Frank Herbert's Dune.
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But at least state lawmakers also passed some useful criminal justice bills and policing reforms.
Higher cigarette taxes will fuel greater black-market activity and more confrontations with the police.
Because the agency ties mask recommendations to virus transmission rather than serious cases, its guidance is unlikely to change anytime soon.
"This idea of intellectual debate and rigor as the pinnacle of intellectualism comes from a world in which white men dominated," says one of the cancellation's defenders.
In a lawsuit, Marc Crawford's widow says the state refused to give him his prescriptions and his chemotherapy.
What did Fauci know and when did he know it?
The civil liberties group says there's a clear pattern of police misconduct involving schoolchildren.
Amazon promotes products that mimic its competition? Welcome to more than a century of American retail practices.
Free speech on campus is in jeopardy. But many people on the left and the right are rising to fight for our liberal democratic values.