Billy Binion is an assistant editor at Reason.
His writing has appeared in HuffPost, Washington Examiner, The Saturday Evening Post, and The Virginian-Pilot, among other publications. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia.
The law enforcement agency has a disturbing record of drumming up the very conspiracies they're investigating.
"They're arresting people at their homes."
Such punitive measures do not make society any safer.
Police unions so often protect their own—at the expense of the public.
Biden promised to be an immigration changemaker. Where is the change?
"We thought President Joe Biden would protect us. Now we've lost our land. We don't even know what comes next," says Baudilia Cavazos.
That's illegal, says a new lawsuit.
The Court has "failed to justify our enacted policy," he wrote.
Salaythis Melvin's family says they want justice.
The officers might receive qualified immunity, however.
"In what legal universe is it not even plausibly unreasonable to knowingly immolate someone?" asks dissenting judge
Once again, it shows just how hard it is to hold bad officers accountable.
"In lower courts' view, [a] federal badge now equals absolute immunity."
In 2018, the Republican said family separations were "tragic and heart-rending."
But the appeals court wasn't having it.
Legislators cannot have it both ways.
The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids railed against cops for enforcing the same kind of anti-vaping rule they help pass.
Dumb laws lead to police brutality.
"It makes me feel like the government is preying on the vulnerable and the weak to line their own pockets."
After eight years, Tyson Timbs finally gets to keep his Land Rover—once and for all.
There will be no justice for Onree Norris.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says he stands for freedom. That doesn't apply to business owners.
The move is a direct assault on the First Amendment.
The case is a good reminder of the far-reaching effects of the war on drugs.
The announcement comes days after an exclusive report from Reason attracted national attention to the case.
The Supreme Court will soon announce if it'll consider an appeal.
The case is an indictment on just how hard it is to get accountability when the government violates your rights.
The decision will make it even more difficult for victims to hold the government accountable when their rights are violated.
The Supreme Court has a chance to fix this. The stakes are high.
Cops say they can't function without qualified immunity, while their supporters on the right say abolishing it would be a step toward defunding the police. Neither claim is true.
The victim will now have no right to argue his case before a jury in civil court.
Some of the changes may make a difference. Others, not so much.
There are many other people who deserve such mercy.
If the officer succeeds, the victim will not be allowed to sue on those claims.
A new study finds that both legal and undocumented immigrants are more law-abiding than native-born U.S. citizens.
Hernan Palma is suing after he says he was punched in the face and his family restrained by cops during a botched no-knock drug raid.
Ledell Lee was put to death in 2017 for a killing he likely didn't commit.
After spending 47 years behind bars, Bobby Sneed may die in prison for no good reason.
"It feels like we've gone from tragedy to farce."
The boy was sentenced to 25 years' imprisonment.
Up for debate was whether or not it was "clearly established" that officers cannot apply injurious force to a subject who isn't resisting.
The president reneged on that promise last month. People weren't happy.
Charge them for their crimes, not their thoughts.
The doctrine shields state actors from accountability.
But only after the company jumps over more regulatory hurdles.