Privacy is a right, not a “high risk” and “possibly criminal” activity
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The $8.3 billion DOJ settlement is part of a crackdown that has perversely pushed drug users toward more dangerous substitutes.
Government claims Google uses its power to force users and advertisers on board. Google says that its popularity is not anticompetitive.
Lisa Montgomery killed a pregnant woman and took her baby in 2004. She is clearly mentally unwell. What does killing her accomplish?
Granting clemency to nonviolent offenders like Alice Marie Johnson would be low on the list of priorities for Yates and Biden.
A new DOJ proposal aims to bring the internet communications law in line with Trump's personal interpretation of it.
The Big Apple is practically a black hole of overpolicing and regulation.
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U.S. officials claim their espionage laws apply to the world, but constitutional protections do not.
A new modern record for putting inmates to death
Lezmond Mitchell is scheduled to die Wednesday, over the objections of the Navajo Nation to which he belongs and on whose land the murder took place.
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A quick scramble to end a man’s life, despite objections by attorneys and even the relatives of his victims
A court delay on Friday was lifted over the weekend, only to be reinstated Monday for different reasons.
Relatives of the victims say they shouldn’t have to risk infection to attend. A federal judge agreed.
The federal government hasn’t executed a prisoner since 2003. We may see three killed in July.
Majority 2–1 opinion says prosecutors, not judges, have the discretion to drop the case against the former Trump aide.
A new, terrible anti-encryption bill with a twist
They’re not likely to succeed, but the real goal is to seize any money he makes.
It was business as usual for federal prosecutors.
Sen. Wyden withdraws support for amendment due to fears it has been weakened too much.
A former federal judge (and Supreme Court short-lister) on what Judge Emmett Sullivan (and his critics) got right, and got wrong
Justice Department Asks Supreme Court To Block Judge's Order To Release Inmates at Ohio Federal Prison
A federal judge ordered officials at Elkton to stop "thumbing their nose" at their own authority to release inmates at risk of coronavirus.
Allowing schools and malls to reopen, but not places of worship, would raise civil rights issues
The FBI and attorney general want to ruin everybody's data security and draft Apple into compromising your safety.
A new paper by Thomas Frampton suggests most recent commentary concerning the Michael Flynn prosecution gets it wrong.
A Connecticut federal prison's failures to grant early release to eligible inmates "amount to deliberate indifference" under the Eighth Amendment, the judge says.
There are a lot of reasons to critique the attorney general. Find one that doesn’t require misleading your audience.
Feds now say the national security advisor's lie wasn’t “material” and they cannot prove it.
Agents regularly attempt to catch suspects in lies to threaten them with prosecution, even when they can’t prove underlying crimes.
William Barr Orders Federal Prosecutors to Look Out for Civil Rights Violations During Coronavirus Lockdowns
Barr: "The Constitution is not suspended in times of crisis."
Fears of contracting COVID-19 in prison are not enough, Justice Department says
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William Barr: "We want to make sure our institutions don't become petri dishes."
Advocates and Lawmakers Urge Trump Administration to Release Elderly Inmates Vulnerable to Coronavirus
"They were not sentenced to death, and they should be released immediately."
Congress should loudly and unanimously reject this insanity.
A Federal Judge Says William Barr's Spin on the Mueller Report Makes the Attorney General Untrustworthy
Were the Justice Department's redactions influenced by Barr's desire to exonerate the president?
The Feds' Bulk Collection of Our Data Records Has Been Expensive and Useless. But That Doesn't Mean It's Going to Stop.
A congressional battle erupts over how much to reform the soon-to-expire USA Freedom Act—if they reform it at all.
Federal judge confirms ruling that it doesn’t violate federal “crack house” law.
Criminal justice reformers say federal prosecutors torpedoed clemency petitions in worthy cases.
How the press learned to stop worrying and love censorship.
The president remains frankly puzzled by the distinction between can and should.
Barr's big complaint is that the president is so overt with the sleazy pressure.
Even Without Trump's Tweets, the Attorney General's Intervention on Roger Stone's Behalf Would Have Looked Bad
If Barr is so concerned about the appearance of integrity, why did he insert himself into a high-profile case involving a presidential pal?